I'm not going to cry now

I'm not going to cry now

To keep away from feeling overwhelmed and holding again tears of loss, stress, and fear, I began to look my ancestors on-line.

My therapist reformulated what I did as focus somewhat than avoidance. She thought it was wholesome.

Now that my father is lifeless and my mom's well being has weakened, I’m actually, actually unhappy. I miss them each.

My father is gone. My mom is all the time with us, however I'm bored of speaking to her, taking part in puns along with her, strolling along with her, taking her lunch.

Ache overwhelms me generally. I don’t wish to fall into bipolar despair, hypomania or the temper cycle.

To keep away from ache, I click on on the household tree, digging deeper and deeper.

Hatred when she is touched ends, particularly in terms of the beloved Irish grandmother of my mom with whom she lived when she attended college.


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