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I'm so so sad

(28 Posts)
qualitytoffee Sun 10-Nov-13 17:03:49

And i can't figure it out, got my period today, so maybe thats why.
Right i'm a single ma, with the most lovliest 17 year old son that any mother could wish for. I've raised him on my own since ex husband walked out when he was 3 months old, and i haven't heard from him or his family since.
I feel like i've failed in some way, i don't know why, i mean, he's happy, doing a college course that he loves, and he works (he's there at the moment), hence my self indulgent moan,
But i feel rubbish and i've failed him, haven't i? Its like we stick out because i'm the only lone parent where i live, and i'm fed up with it all
sorry for this x

Nanny0gg Sun 10-Nov-13 19:28:48

Not old at all (you whippersnapper you!) I did just wonder if you were starting the peri-menopause as that will send your hormones all over the place.

Maybe just accept that sometimes we have 'down days', even though there is no particular reason. Your DS sounds a fine young man and you can take all the parental credit!

EvaBeaversProtege Sun 10-Nov-13 19:53:06

Are you back in NI now, or still in England?

Seems to me you've done a grand job of raising an independent son who lifts a hand round the house!!! Be proud smile

Monty27 Sun 10-Nov-13 20:10:19

Do you think its because he's growing up? I had this a year or so ago, my role had changed, I'd lost my identity as my ds and dd's dm as they became independent. I just reinvented myself as a woman with older children, made new friends and started going out and enjoying myself. It's not easy. flowers wine cake

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