+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    140
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked
    28
    Reviews
    0

    Default Feeling really down...would love some advice

    My 4 year old DS has recently been diagnosed with Aspergers which I've been dealing with rather well as i have always known there was something different about my munchkin. Ive been separated from my DH since the beginning of the year and have so far been coping well on my own with the two kids (i also have a 18 month old DD) But the last two weeks have been so full on for me, I just feel really hopeless and angry with myself for not handling things better. My son has been extremely defiant (more so than usual) which I've been tolerating up until a certain point however the continuous badgering finally wears me down and i end up yelling at him which he doesn't listen to anyway so i end up feeling like crap for it and just hate myself for getting to that point. I feel like I've spent the last couple of weeks getting angry and not having fun, quality time with him which makes me feel so guilty. Im sure he thinks I'm just this boring mum who tells him what to do. I just wish i had some better strategies to handle those moments better. We have tried time outs, taking toys off him etc. Anyone with an Aspergers child who could offer some advice would be greatly appreciated!!!!!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Queensland
    Posts
    8,522
    Thanks
    2,929
    Thanked
    1,661
    Reviews
    36
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 26/9/2014100 Posts in a week

    Default Feeling really down...would love some advice

    I don't have any advice sorry, but I just wanted to send you a big, big hug. Sounds like you are doing the best you can in a very difficult and stressful situation. I hope that you can get some supports in place to help both you and your son. xx

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to summastarlet For This Useful Post:

    Mummabearto2  (21-12-2012)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Not feeling attached/love for baby pnd
    By sylvia1111 in forum Newborns (0 - 2 months)
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 10-07-2012, 15:00

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Pebblebee
Parents spend hours looking for things they need NOW. The keys, the remote, darling daughter's treasured teddy. Stop wasting precious time looking & start finding with Bub Hub reviewed Pebblebee Smart Tag. Simply attach a Pebblebee and find it fast.
sales & new stuffsee all
CarmelsBeautySecrets
Growing your own natural nails is easy. Years ago, I devised a simple and very effective technique which really helps boosts the nails' growth in as little as three days! And most importantly keeps them that way.
featured supporter
Life Fertility
Life Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF specialists offer professional, holistic, personalised options for the treatment of each patient’s specific needs.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!