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    ADayAtATime
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    Hi,

     

    I’m in the midst of a separation, I move into my new property on Thursday with my two teenage children, with my younger child staying with their mum and visiting every other weekend, and I will see him during the week after school etc. The two older ones are not her children hence why they will live with me. My older son sees his Mum a few times a month but my daughters relationship with her has totally broken down.

     

    I suppose, I just feel so heartbroken and alone at the moment. My daughter also has mental health issue, serious ones. And I am struggling to see the light. It’s so emotionally raw right now. Whenever I think of my little one, who is 7, and how I won’t see his little ray of light face every morning and every evening I just start crying. I see a future of darkness with my daughter who can be very volatile when she is in the midst of her low mood.

     

    I cant see the light, even though I’ve made our new rented property as homely as possible. I fear missing sharing my life with someone. And although my Gf and are are separating consciously and are amicable and will always be, and I know being apart is ultimately the only chance we have for happiness in the long run for us all, I’m scared. I’m just scared.

     

     

    #21554 Report

    Hi there.  I’m Justine the moderator.  I’m sorry you are going through this difficult time.  I’m hoping that with using the forum,  other parents who may have been in similar situations will be able to offer you some support.  In the meantime I will be sending you a personal message with some signposting options.

    Take care

    Justine

     

    #21566 Report

    Lisa8097
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    Hi things will get better, it just seems that it won’t at the moment. I lost my husband in July after 22 years together x

    #21578 Report

    ADayAtATime
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    Thanks Lisa

    I was having a bit of a wobble earlier. So thank you for your kind words.

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    Lisa8097
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    That’s ok, we all have days when things seem really bleak, just concentrate on the good days.

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