Without doubt – when you are gripped in the moment of fear it seems to breed more fear.
Paranoia sets in like a disease. You fear the worse and keep fearing the worse. It takes time to come down from a major fear.
When you have something personal happen to you that grips you emotionally it paralyses you and drops you down in fear.
There is no cure for fear only an intentional amount of working through the trauma until you eventually feel safe again.
Everyone, at some point, experiences fear. Some people unfortunately endure fear many times in their lives. Once you make it through the loophole of fear it is easier to see it all from hindsight. It doesn’t make you feel better, but it does help you to remain cautious.