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Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

@Darcy  mum does usually visit for an hour or so most weeks and there is a friend darling goes out to coffee with every week or 2. 

I agree  though that too much time becomes a chore resulting in anti-social behaviours. Bit of a fine balancing act there. 

Having mum visit yesterday was good because darling was going to come and tag along with me at work 😬

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

Feeling miserable tonight. 

We have family photos booked tomorrow and right now I am hoping it buckets down rain so it is postponed again. Not sure I have the capacity to smile and pretend we are one big happy family. 

 

 

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

Yikes @Determined  if I recall rightly, you mentioned some comments around some previous photos weren't overly complementary ... perhaps rather than praying for rain, we pray for something that will lift your spirits. 😀

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

hugs @Determined  HeartHeart

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

I don't think we've ever had a formal family photo. Usually we put the camera on a timer, do a couple of regular group photos followed by a "silly" photo or two, where we all make faces or do bunny ears.

But I'll go along with @Darcy, and hope tomorrow has some genuine happy in it for the camera to capture.

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

Lol @Darcy 

Unfortunately blue sky's here so no escape.

Have managed to mow front yard and be in the hedge this morning and mow 1/2 of the back yard. 

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

How did the Cheshire Cat impersonation go today @Determined 

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

Survived the photo shoot @Darcy 

Just all feels a bit fake atm pretending to be a big happy family when we are not.

S3 had a blast and was being so cute. Untill that is S1 decided it would be a good time to mess with him and upset him. That was right at the end though so we should get some nice photos out of it. 

Re: Supporting my wife who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder while maintaining self care.

@Determined 

Is there any particular way I can specifically encourage you Bro?  

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