22-03-2019 06:59 AM
Morning All 👋💕
Looks to me like there is a need for this thread, to help bring together parents who know the pain of having adult kids who are struggling with mi conditions.
I will tag a few of our regulars to get some discussion going, but please feel free to tag others in, and add resources as you find them.
Cheers - F&H
22-03-2019 09:17 AM
22-03-2019 09:31 AM
Thank you for tagging me @Faith-and-Hope
I am sad and exhausted atm. Feeling like a whipping post. Need to make a few statements to son when he wakes and drive him to pdoc this afternoon. His gf is coming over for next 2 weekends.
I dont have black and white views about who has an illness or not. Perhaps I should have cared less, but I cannot change that part of me.
23-03-2019 05:57 AM
Thank you @Faith-and-Hope I love my children all 3 of them but with my son2 inparticular I get so emotionally exhausted. I dread sometimes him coming up to me as I know he will more than likely start talking his schizo talk and I get so tired dealing with the madness day in and day out but I love him unconditionally none the less.
Sometimes I just don't know what to do.
23-03-2019 10:24 AM
Hearing you re managing madness in the home and with love. No easy answers Bella.
23-03-2019 11:27 AM
23-03-2019 04:06 PM
It does take time to rebuild when you hit rock bottom as a carer @Tufftimes ...... taking care of yourself in all the little ways you can helps. We often begin to crumble in increments, and it can take a while to understand we can rebuild in increments too ...... gently, gently. Raising boundaries where we can is important too, so our sandcastles don’t continually wash away, so to speak. We need to create a little bit of space around us, a bubble in which to function for ourselves, as ourselves.
23-03-2019 06:23 PM
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