The ex-girlfriend of former operating again Zac Stacy stated that she now suffers from PTSD after she was assaulted by Stacy in entrance of their little one.
Based on Kristin Evans, their 5-month-old son has developed “behavioral changes” following the assault in her residence final month.
Video of the assault immediately went viral on social media and Evans instructed The Solar that watching the assault has prompted her to develop PTSD.
Evans, instructed the publication, “It’s incredibly difficult revisiting the pain.”
Based on reviews Evans, who’s learning to grow to be a psychologist, is worried that her little one’s presence in the course of the assault can have long-term penalties.
“Will he remember the event itself? I doubt it,” Evans stated.
“But your nervous system develops from the time the mother becomes pregnant until about five or six. So whatever he experiences early in his life will be a trigger or a trauma response. He will in some way be affected by this,” she stated.
Evans added that her child couldn’t sleep after the assault.
“He didn’t quite know what was going on but he was definitely affected by it,” Evans stated. “And he’s definitely already had some behavioral changes already.”
Stacy was charged with aggravated battery within the second diploma and prison mischief within the third diploma. He’s free on a $10,150 bond, however he’s not allowed to enter Florida.
Within the now-viral video, the 30-year-old ex-football participant hits Evans within the head and throws her across the room, crashing right into a tv and child tools.
Court docket paperwork present that “While she was still on the floor pleading for him to stop, he picked her up and body-slammed her onto a baby walker, causing the object to break.”
Evans claimed that Stacy had assaulted her when she was pregnant with their little one in a restraining order.
She additionally acknowledged that she is talking out concerning the abuse within the hopes of helping different victims and inspiring change.
“What [domestic abusers] want you to do is become silent because then it goes away,” Evans stated. “If I stop fighting, then I’m gone and he’s gone and everyone can go back to their lives.”
She added, “I want to speak out for change. This issue isn’t going away, so we can keep it relevant until there are changes and bring awareness.”