I've been in a bad place the last few days. Long running issues with the behaviour of my two stepchildren have come to the fore. Again! They're not bad kids. Just typically lazy and sometimes rude. Nothing out of the ordinary. The issue is that I'm not their father and I have absolutely no parental … Continue reading Home Improvement
I have been home for three weeks now. In that time I have slept a maximum of three hours per night. With one exception, the night I had six hours sleep. I did a little dance that morning, a dad dance, but celebratory nonetheless. So I was sitting in the lounge, after my fiancée went … Continue reading Clean Inc.
I was in the bathroom for nearly two hours today. The typical duration is approximately forty five minutes - considered by the other members of the household to be a little excessive. Although they have become accustomed to my lengthy occupation of the bathroom I do try to arrange my morning so that I don't … Continue reading Obsessively Repetitively Avoidant
Another late post. I haven't slept well for the last two nights - two and a half to three hours per night. It looks like that may be the case again. Coming back to reality is proving to be quite taxing and my state of mind is far from settled. My recently magnified anxiety of … Continue reading Clean Sweep
Mine is a long story. I'm sure I'll cover some if not all of it in time. But here I am in a private hospital receiving help for my third breakdown. Yet for the first time in my life I have been blessed with the provision of knowledge, through group tuition, that has started to … Continue reading The Middle