I'd like to ask advice about having a difficult conversation with my mum. I'm not a grandmother, but she is, so hopefully this is ok to ask here?
She is just over 70 and divorced. Over the last few years, she seems to have fallen out with lots of different people: extended family, neighbours and friends. Reading between the lines of her conversations with me I think some of her remaining friends are are starting to "distance" themselves from her.
I can see why this might be happening. She has never been a particularly easy person to be around, but my feeling is she is becoming increasingly "difficult ".
She used to tell me that if I noticed this (and/or she was becoming like her own mother was), I should tell her.
This will not be an easy conversation to have, but I feel it might be best, not only for her, but for me and my family. I am finding her stressful to be around and I don't always look forward to her visits.
Has anyone been in a similar situation, or have any advice for me?
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