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To feel let down by my family

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Cupofteaonesugar · 13/09/2022 22:22

I'll try and keep it short.
I feel really let down by my family. I thought we were close but starting to question that. I have my parents and sister and her family.
I'm a single parent to two., in my thirties. The dad is in the picture but he's been letting me down a lot recently. Not seen kids for nearly a month.
My good friend passed away a few weeks ago. I was very upset, my first loss of a friend. Both of my children have been really unwell recently, including myself.. really nasty virus! Felt really overwhelmed by this as I've had no support with childcare, I'm grieving and just feeling abit flat.
Life isn't always like this, just a Tough couple months!
Anyway, this is the support I've had from my fam... despite me telling them on multiple occasions that I'm struggling....
Mum, Sister and BIL asked if I was ok the day after my friend died.
Mum asked me today if I felt ok after being unwell.
Nobody has asked after my sons.
Nobody has met up with me or made any effort knowing it's a tough time for me.

I just feel in this situation I would at least ask that person out for dinner or soemthing!
I know everyone has their own lives and own problems.... but I'm just feeling really let down.
Just explained this to my mum and she's not taken it well and made me feel bad :(

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