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    • #45958 Reply
      AvatarAnonymous
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      Hi
      I’m after some support. I am currently struggling with anxiety disorder, 12 years of an emotionally abusive marriage plus I’m sure other underlying things. I am seeking help through a psychiatrist, medication and very supportive friend. However my family are not being the most supportive. I understand this is hard for them to watch me struggle, they are of an older age so different generation. I have 4 kids and ex only takes them every second weekend one night (I’m trying to push for 2 nights).

      My parents are telling me to basically snap out of it or I’ll lose my kids because I have anxiety. Even though I provide for them, care for them and am here a lot but since I’ve started asking them for help and taking my kids at times they are telling me this is not right.

      I’m trying to beat this but feeling like their attitude towards it is not helping me get any better. I don’t really know what my answer is, I just feel because they have had a lot of control over me in a non malicious way, as I’m changing and trying to heal they aren’t supporting it.

    • #45963 Reply
      Lucy GoodLucy Good
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      For those who have never experienced clinical style anxiety or depression it really is difficult for them to understand. Move away from people who are toxic in your world right now, and it sounds like they are. I don’t mean cut contact, just lessen it while you heal.

    • #45964 Reply
      AvatarAnonymous
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      Thank you. I had actually thought that, I need distance and that’s something they’re not used to so it will be tough but it’s drowning me and they just don’t understand that.

      Thanks for your support 💗

    • #45966 Reply
      AvatarAnonymous
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      Your family are not worth it. Might be easier and better for your mental health to cut ties.
      You are doing the best thing you can right now seeking support from medical professionals which is great.

      Keep doing what your doing.

    • #45967 Reply
      Lucy GoodLucy Good
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      Take a break from your family!!

    • #46026 Reply
      Lucy GoodLucy Good
      Keymaster

      Ask your family to keep their opinions to themselves … politely.

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