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    Hartley12
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    Hello I’m new on here im Stephen and finding life very challenging at the moment and feel like im gonna have a break down. l have a 5 year year boy who lives with me all the time and feeling emotionally  drained and struggling to cope x

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    Nick35
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    Hi Stephen,

    Sorry to hear that you are finding it difficult at the moment. I’m in the same situation, my 4 year old is driving me crazy starting early in the morning and ruins the morning but i try to meditate and remember to breath so i can return to a calm state before doing/ saying anything that can make things worse. It’s hard enough for him not to see his daddy around..so i try my best not to be too hard on him ( difficult sometimes).

    I also have a 2 and half year old how asks so many questions and i just don’t know how to answer them best…so it’s a constant struggle to cope with my own feelings and the fact that I’m alone now and very little help from ex ( he is emotionally abusing me on every level and I’m exhausted..dealing with him and his attitude, it’s the worst bit of all)

    So my advice, take it one day at the day. Try to be strong for your little one ( he needs you more than ever). Yes, you’ll have days when you will break down but get yourself up and tell yourself that you can do this. Try to talk to someone about it ( gp could help?)

    All the best

    Nick

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    Hartley12
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    thanks Nick35 his mum pops in his life whenever she pleases then we dont hear from her for weeks. need to put a stop to it all.  got a full time job as well . just finding it hard with holidays etc and dealing with emotions , like what you said about being calm before reacting x

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    Hartley12
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    1. thanks Nick35 his mum pops in his life whenever she pleases then we dont hear from her for weeks. need to put a stop to it all.  got a full time job as well . just finding it hard with holidays etc and dealing with emotions , like what you said about being calm before reacting x
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