My mother had her second stroke at the beginning of March and it was on the left side of the brain which affects speech and reasoning and understanding. She is now living with me and it is very hard due to the fact that nomatter how patient or sweet i am, she randomly tells me i am so frustrated and angry with her-when i am not. She also tells me im always asking what is she doing, and that its never enough for me. I am a very laid back person who loves my mother greatly, i just keep trying to explain to her her perceptions off-to no avail.
Will her perception ever balance out again? She is 69 years old and when she was younger battled with being bi polar. I do my best to understand and work with her, its just so hard when you live with a person who no matter what you do, is so involved with where they are and creates you to be the bad guy when you are the only true support and care giver.
I am tired of being made to feel like im the bad guy yet i have altered my entire life for her, im tired and angry, hurt and sad, and want to give up yet i know its not an option. This is the first time ive posted any discussion about this and i just need help, i just need someone to give me away to handle the madness without being pulled into an unbalanced place.
Do alot of family memebers go through this? Does it get better? I know we cant time it, but can anyone guess how long? And is part of the issues possiably due to her age?