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Old 03-16-2019, 06:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My Mom's depression is awful


Close to 9 years sober and I'm plum depressed about my Mom.

Digging in the past, telling me stories about my long-deceased Dad which make me hate him.

I need to set some boundaries and detach with love.

She's 80 years old and it makes me so sad she's in this state at this point in her life.
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Welcome back Blinky - you posted in our Chat admin forum which is not the actual chat room, so I moved your post here for the most response.

I'm sorry to hear about your situation and your mom.

I had to detach from my parents for a while and work on my boundaries.

Have to thought about how you might do that?
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I had similar problems with my elderly mom. She constantly reminded me of my dad divorcing her all those years ago. I understood that a lot of her complaining was due to dementia, so I just ignored it.

I hope you can work out a solution to the problems with your mom.
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