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Posted by Carol A
on June 06, 2000 at 00:58:34:
In Reply to: Caregiving-where do you draw the line??? posted by Jean on June 01, 2000 at 19:11:21:
It may be that your mom is angry at the loss of control and her husband more than at you.
I am just asking:
Did you ever ask her what she wanted?
If she has really been a part of every decision, then you may have to tell her that you are going to have to find a home for her if you can't get along, and that you all need to do better for it to work.
Give her a chance to express her grief at having to live in a way she clearly doesn't want.
The problem with councelors sometimes is legally they are only allowed to offer practical solutions. They cannot offer real mental help. I think your mom has a lot of baggage, and likely so do you. Most of us have authority (control) issues, for instance that interfere with family cohesiveness.
Let us know how you are!
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