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    My husband works in the mines and I have fibromyalgia.
    But I know many people have it much harder than me

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    For me it's lack of money. I'm a single mother, working and returning to study this year. Most of my income is taken by rent. I find that stressful, but I know it's not for ever. I'm lucky that I have a great XDP, who takes DS often, and emotionally helps me out (financially too if he can afford it).

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    Its harder for me because my family are too busy/never invite me anywhere/always exclude me and DH's mum stuffed up his family so every event in our life is gloomed with not including his dad and one of his sisters and i feel horrible for enjoying the day when DS and us are missing out on having his nonno and zia at his birthday/xmas/wedding/birth of a child etc. I am so thankful for my best friend and her DH who are my DS's godparents and are excellent role models.

    Because my life is going to become so complicated when we get pregnant with out next bub because i will be having so many doctor/ midwife/ neurologist/ ultrasound appiontments and probably have to lug poor DS along.

    Because I have no control over how fast our place will get sold or how quick the house we want to buy will get sold either!

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    Oh OP I feel for your loneliness! I have no family here either, and not many people I call 'friends' we've only lived here for a year...

    For me it's hard because:
    I cook so so so much, I can't just pull a packet of whatever off the shelf cause of so many different allergies and intolerances in our little family! Dh has all of them I have 2 and DD1 has 3 all different!

    I also find dh working early and coming home late is hard...


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    Mine is:

    DH working away a lot. Short stretches are around 3 weeks, longer are 3 months and the trips are regular - i spend a large part of my time away from my husband I have very little support so in that time i get no break. I am lonely and struggle with the lack of a 'village' to help me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swizzlestick View Post
    My biggest obstacle is my ulcerative colitis. The unknown of when the symptoms will hit, the fear of straying too far from a toilet, the inability to move from the couch somedays, and the fear that my children may one day suffer the same fate. I also have little support as my ILs and parents all still work full-time or have other commitments, and my husband works and can't take leave everytime I get sick, in case one day I get REALLY sick and he needs the leave
    But on the upside, I appreciate the well times so much more and try to take advantage if these times
    Oh my hubby has the same but we have learnt to manage it without drugs on a raw vegan, gluten free diet. I feel for you (((hugs)))


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    All my family are overseas or interstate. Mil is vague & useless when trying to commit to a time for anything (pensioner so she only has time!!!!!)
    Lucky I have a few close fruends but they do work or have extra activities with their kid/s.


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    My life is wonderful. I wouldn't go back to being a single mum for the world - that was by far the hardest time of my life, even harder than the horribly controlling man I escaped from to become a single mum.

    I don't think I have it "hard" at all. I get annoyed that I have to work so much but who likes work? lol

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    SOOOO um a lot of us are lonely/no family support. How do you all cope? I talk the farmers ears off at the markets on Saturdays..


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    Quote Originally Posted by shinebrite View Post
    SOOOO um a lot of us are lonely/no family support. How do you all cope? I talk the farmers ears off at the markets on Saturdays..
    i'm not too sure how i cope to be honest - i think i just do because i have no other choice. I try to get out of the house as much as possible to keep myself busy and try not to focus too much on the negative.


 

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