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Left abusive ex, feeling alone

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twirlymuma Fri 21-Oct-16 22:01:36

I broke up with my abusive ex on Monday. I'm really struggling, I feel so alone and thinking about everything. I do still love my ex but I know I can't be with him. We have a 4 month old LB and been diagnosed with PND.
Any suggestions how to pick yourself up and not feeling so lonely and hopeless. I don't feel like I have much support around me.

JoJoSM2 Fri 21-Oct-16 22:08:17

Well done for leaving smile It's important to acknowledge your feelings... It can take a few weeks or months to feel better. I'd just let myself be down for the time being. Things that help could be meeting up with friends and family, or even getting out to baby groups so you're not alone too much. Also having a nice bath, reading a nice book or cooking a favourite meal etc. Little things smile

nonameavaliable Fri 21-Oct-16 22:10:58

Well done you.

Are you in a safe place?

Do you have access to support for your pnd?

Do you want some company? I've just come off shift and I'll b up for hours of you just fancy chatting about anything?

Unmumnettie hug and hand to hold

twirlymuma Fri 21-Oct-16 22:33:12

Thank you ladies. I guess it's just all overwhelmed me. It's been a emotional and crazy week. Very daunting being a single parent!

Noname thank you, I'm going to try get some sleep now. Hopefully I'll manage to get some as my LB is a nightmare for sleep bless him. Yes I'm in a safe place and I've made an appointment for the docs next Friday. I'm hoping he can point me in the right direction for people to speak to.

Hopefully I feel better tomorrow smile

nonameavaliable Fri 21-Oct-16 22:38:31

Sleep is always very helpful.

Hope things will look better for some rest.

Don't be afraid of asking for help. Gp, hv, benefits etc.

Good luck hope things get better and better for you

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