Resentment over Family Issues

My mom has never been a sweet person. We have had our issues which got bigger as we both got older.


We have lived together quite a while, she has always had great expectations of me as far as caregiving goes. I have always since the age of 13 been the family caregiver and not gotten credit for the things I do. Now I am 51 and she has been in poor health for years, I refused to do for her what she could do for herself.

It has been a game for her. She has tried to turn my kids against me but only succeeded with one and she appears to be coming around now. She has enabled this addict for a long time and not expect her to care for her own children. Well, my mom was very sick recently I didn't think she would make it but she has once again pulled through.

I have mixed emotions as she does nothing to keep herself alive. She is so needy right now I could scream. My sister who is wealthy resents helping. I am just overwhelmed, I was ready for mom to pass.

I know it is unrealistic to expect her to change this late in the game. I guess I wanted the easy way her to just go in her sleep. I am exhausted from saying goodbye. thanks

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Elder Care Anger and Resentment.


Home | Site Map | About | Contact | Privacy Policy | Disclosure

© Copyright evSky Incorporated 2008-2019 | All Rights Reserved


Eldercare for

Aging Parents

Are you having a difficult time with being the "Caregiver" for Mom and Dad?

Click Here to Read What Others are Saying and Leave a Comment About Your Own Experiences....

Or Start your Own Discussion Page!

Recent Articles

  1. I'm fed up

    Jul 22, 20 01:11 PM

    Hi I'm 20 years old and i live with my mother and sister. My sister is 18 and she works at our local grocery store and is usually doing her own thing.

    Read More

  2. Get anger and make Quarrel with other people

    Jul 08, 20 01:46 PM

    Hi, My father's age approximately 70 years old. Now a days he get angry with any one and make Quarrel. I do not know why he make like this? Some society

    Read More

  3. La Gorda

    Jul 08, 20 01:44 PM

    My hubby and i are the sole caregivers of my elderly father who is 85. I have 2 siblings who do sweet FA as they can't stand him. He's a misogynistic,

    Read More