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Hi Jo, Welcome to the forum and thanks for sharing. You certainly have a lot going on with your husband at the moment. It is clearly tough trying to deal with his BPD, particulalry when he is being cruel to you and that you have kids to look after. Have you talked to your local mental health team to...
Katherine, It sounds like a really difificult situation. I am in a similar situation with my eldest daugher who has borderline personality disroder and previously looking after my mum who suffered from bi-polar. The guilt of not supporting them and leaving the house can be totally overwhleming. Over...
Sounds like you've got a lot on your plate and you are doing everything you can for your brothers. With respect to you being your brothers full-time carer as per the previous message you should get a care assessment for him and ensure he (and you) get support. You ill also need to have breaks and ho...
It sounds really tough for you at the moment. Having looked after my dad who had Alzheimers and my disabled mum, I really undersgtand the dilemma that you are facing. If you can't get him into a care home as you state then the next best thing which I can see you've looked at, is to increase the anmo...
Hi Pollyana, It's amazing what you've done and are doing for your daughter. I had a similar situation with my daughter going into supported accomodation. The difference was that she was already living in the area. The main person who helped with her application and support was her .key social worker...
Hi Mike, great to have you join the forum. Love to waffle with you and share experiences. I cared for both my parents who have now passed away and I am now caring for my duaghter. It can be really tough and lonley at times and this is a great place to share and off-load. How are you doing at the mom...
Hi Mike, welcome to the forim. I care for my trans daughter who has suffered from schizo affective disorder for many years. It has been an awful roller coaster of extreme issues from self harm, suicide attempts, self harm, living ont he street, spells in prison and over 30 Sections. She is now livin...
Hi Caroline, Losing a parent is a really tough time. I recently lost both my parents and I cared for both fo them. I learnt after losing my dad first that invovling, recruiting and getting help from family and friends wherever possible (and circumstances permitting) helps with the grieving process a...
Hi and a belated welcome to the forum. Sounds like suppoting you partner is really hard work. With him not wanting to go out is making it even harder for you. Since you posted your message has anything changed? Have you spoken to organisations like Mind ro Rethink who might be able to offer advice o...
Hi Ed, Good to meet you and welcome to the fourm. As a fellow carer I have some level of appreciation for the difficult situation that you are in. Sounds like yiou are balancing a few balls. Great that you are finally getting some support through the NHS. How are you getting on at the moment? Allen