Hello- Thank you for asking the question. I have over 30 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families & am happy to reply.
I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother- and your husbands relapse.
You are most likely experiencing a very predictable and normal grief reaction.
Everyone experiences grief differently and this information above explains this in detail. This and the stress associate with your husbands relapse has most likely made this more complicated.
What to do?
I think that getting involved in an online or in person grief support group is always helpful.
Grief net ( above is a great online resources for dealing with grief) if you aren't someone who want to go to group- in - person , however, I think the in person is best.
Okay, that's a start -- I will look at those websites. I know that's what will help in future. Any ideas on how to get thru the day until then?
Hi- Are you having most problems with the loss of your mom and associated sadness?
I don't even know -- I'm just overwhelmed -- and it's more the anger and aggressiveness I worry about, since it's affecting my son and my work.
Okay- this is all associated...........for today, I highly recommend that you go to this site:
Are you familiar with Melody Beattie's Work?
Okay, she is a renowned expert and writer on issues related to Codpendence, loss and grief.
She has an excellent site above and helpful information that you can start using now to help you feel support and strategies to help you get back on track.
She is author to multimillion best seller Co-dependent No More.
Okay, thank you for the resources -- I'll try them.
The site has a blog, support forum, etc...... it is great.
You are most welcome and I wish you the very best.
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