In this phase of alarm response, rigidity and fear begin. The aversion pattern begins in a readiness to turn away from an attack response. The organism is in conflict, caught between fight and flight. The message is,
"You go or I will go!"
There is a sense of being trapped. We stay in this situation but begin to dissociate and lose control of our surroundings, and of affecting the other. This is the beginning of disorganization.

Head is suffused with blood, a grabbing in the mouth and hands, blood flow to the internal organs decreases, the pelvis and feet pull up severely, excitation increases.