Re: "Do not confront a person in your house."
Too right. I live on my own. If a scumbag is found in my house then there is every possibility of me ending up being a victim lying in a pool of my own blood until work wonders where the hell I am - there's no-one to raise the ambulance or the police.
If you're found in my house during the night, you'll be found here in the morning too. I'm not taking chances that you're running away because you're scared of the hairy semi-nekked bloke or you're running to get reinforcements.