Fighting for survival can reduce people to animal that we all are. Sometimes it was hard to still see that they or we are human.
WRSA links to the interview at SHTF School and rightly suggests you get the women in your life to read it too.
When the SHTF, really hits the fan, your ability and their ability to snap out of the "this can't be happening" mindset could mean life or death.
Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.