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“Why Is Helen Struggling To Connect With Her New Baby Jack (Gideon)?”

Helen has recently given birth to Rob’s baby in prison but is struggling to connect with him. Initially she didn’t want to hold him or attend to his needs and when he cried she was getting increasingly irritated by him. It is quite common for new mothers to struggle to connect with their babies in the first few weeks and even months of their lives. This is as a result of the intense physical and emotional challenges of giving birth and having to care for a new born baby who […]...

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Why Hasn’t Helen Told Her Lawyer She Confided In Jess On His Abuse?

Q:  “I remain mystified why Helen has STILL not told her lawyer she confided in Rob’s first wife Jess on his abuse” – @Rangefinder115 A: The first thing to keep in mind is that for maximum dramatic impact some aspects of this plot line will not necessarily reflect what would happen in real life. However, one explanation for Helen not giving her lawyer information that could potentially help her case is that she is not thinking in a clear and rationale way, a way that would allow her to pick through […]...

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The Archers – The Helen Archer And Rob Titchener Saga, Part 4

Why is Helen Archer Not Standing up for Herself? Following her arrest for the attack on Rob Titchner Helen Archer is refusing to see her family and give information to her solicitor that would help them to defend her. We have talked in previous blogs about how Helen’s actions make some sense in the context of the prolonged physical, emotional and sexual abuse that she suffered at the hands of her partner, so why does she not stand up for herself and provide everyone with the details that they need […]...

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