Hello all, this is my first ever post and I would be so grateful for any advice as I feel completely lost. I lost my absolutely beloved Dad last month, and my Mum is in very ill health and over the last few years has sought solace in alcohol. Now Dad is gone, and I feel a responsibility towards her. Due to a recent hospital stay she had been required through necessity to reduce her alcohol consumption. Upon returning home I had a heart-to-heart conversation with her and asked her to keep control of her alcohol consumption so that I could work with her to build her independence/mobility back up. She said she would try. I just noticed her weekly alcohol online order contained 9 bottles of red wine and two bottles of gin. What do I do?!
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desperatelyseekingwisdom · 22/09/2023 16:16
Thanks @floppybit , a big move feels daunting, and moving Mum to my doorstep makes me feel like my siblings would then be completely absolved of helping with this shared situation, which I have been battling against. However in reality this is where we are anyway, so I think I need to face up to this and move forward on this basis. Thank you for helping me to see the wood from the trees x
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