... Hi there,
Thank you for your reply. I am sorry you have had such a hard time. Mine hasn't improved yet. Its got worse. I've been ignoring my Gran now for about 36 hours because she is driving me crazy. Right now I'm looking for a Flat or somewhere to live. I'm not staying here anymore. She can look after herself or find some other mug to put up with her crap and "her... (10 replies)
... s around my age, my parents are in their mid 70's. My dad got really sick and mom asked me to help so, I moved in to help out and for around 4 of those years the family just assumed that I should do it ALL. ... (10 replies)
... my Gran or Mum in a home. I dont like homes myself. People there treat the residents disgracefully and its never really home to them. I believe people need their family and somewhere to call home. I would never forgive myself if I put them in a home and it definitely will never be a option for me. ... (10 replies)
... mmediately. It may cost a little but I ma sure there are free legal resources available too in the UK. Check on the internet, call a few solicitors who deal with FAMILY LAW and or ELDER LAW. ... (10 replies)
... People like this don't change. Nobody in the family is your responsibility. There are a lot of you, but they are all content to leave you to it, dump on you, rape you, abuse you and assault you. ... (10 replies)
I am so sorry for your losses, and I feel so sad for you. I'm much older than you are, but I've experienced some of your same situations and feelings.
I wouldn't blame you even if you did sleep all day after going through so much with all you've taken upon yourself, and from others. Sleeping and lying in bed all the time are a sign of depression and stress many... (10 replies)
... Hiya Barkingshark.
Thank you for your reply. I'm not really a church going person hun. I went when I was younger but I dont think I would want to go now. I probably will one day but I would just feel silly after not going there in such a long time.
I'm not really proud of looking after my family. I was years ago but now Im not. Its like Im numb inside and cant feel... (10 replies)
... A real good place to find a future and a husband when you don't have a lot of means of getting around to clubs etc. is the local church. Sometimes all it takes is that couple hours on Sunday morning to find a good mate who'll stick by you through thick and thin for a lifetime.
You should be proud of yourself for caring for your family. You need to fix special times for... (10 replies)
... years, cant remba how long we known each other but has been a very long time. I know what her nan and family r like. Her aunt treats her like crap and i really mean it. She normally slag her off and everythin. ... (10 replies)
... But my family wont do anything. ... (10 replies)
... Sometimes greed and burnout can get in the way of taking proper care of loved ones. ... (1 replies)
... o nervous breakdowns because of this,also I am not allowed in their home or to call my mom.He is my only sibling who I loved with all my heart.I know burnout and greed are a bad combination.Thanks for letting me rage. ... (1 replies)
... i can certainly understand where you are coming from. i have 4 siblings. when my dad was sick and dying....i was the only one to help. everyone said "we have our own lives to live"........i have 2 school age kids, and a husband, and had to quit my job to help my dad........no one else had kids to tend to and were more available to help than me. be there for your... (10 replies)
... A LOT of your friends wont understand the strain this will be putting on you and your family wont understand either. If you feel the need to talk to someone, speak to a friend or find a phone number for the local caring centre and speak to them. ... (6 replies)