The drowning in a pool could have been just as traumatic as Edith's version, especially if Donnie felt some responsibility for his stepbrother's death.
You've been through a traumatic experience.
It was very traumatic for Donnie and he hasn't spoken since.
It was a traumatic experience for both of them, and hadn't she felt ill the first time she went back?
He did say that something as serious as Donnie's stepbrother's death would have been very traumatic to a child.
Darian relaxed, pleased to see her genuinely laughing after their otherwise traumatic night.