I just don’t know what to do. I’m 62 and still working full time. I’m working at home at the moment.
There are currently 6 adults living in our house. My husband, retired early due to ill health (heart condition), me, 3 adult children, youngest 19 due to leave college. Two other adult working children and one of their partners. We have a mid terrace with four bedrooms but it is quite roomy, so enough space for us all.
My husband and I have been married for 25 years and it’s not been great, I care deeply about him, he was a drinker for many years, quite bad tempered and has had at least one affair.
I have a widowed elderly mum who lives in her own home still very close by.
My problem, I’m feeling completely overwhelmed and out of control and constantly literally visualise living alone! Completely alone !
I feel so selfish as I have many friends, our children help out quite a bit and so long as I ask, my husband will do whatever he is able to.
I also have multiple medical issues, including IBS, Diverticular disease and ME. Some days I’m fine, sometimes I’m barely able to function, I look fine, I’ve also recently during lockdown put on masses of weight, and I wasn’t thin before, I’m really depressed and have recently been diagnosed with arthritis, I’m in pain most days.
I feel like I’m going insane !
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