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I want to put in an answer that adds details to the approach described in SZCZERZO KŁY answer Especially, since I take it from the comments, that my own experience with this situation might be helpful given the following comment: @Ælis: I agree with you, breaking a relationship is sometimes necessary, even though sad. I had to give up many friends for ...


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I have this issue myself, and I know several people from several countries complaining about the same thing. So you are not the only one, and we understand your feelings. I have a few things which might help you. I use them myself, and they work to some extent (i.e. mothers will always be mothers, you cannot change realities of life :) ). She would tell ...


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My take is that this is just normal mom stuff, taken a bit to extreme. For all of your childhood life, this has been your mother's job. Eat your vegetables, wash behind your ears, look before you cross the road, don't touch the hot stove, don't run with scissors... Now, suddenly, you don't need her for those things any more. I would ask you to think about ...


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It might be hard but you need to be blunt. And harsh. There are some comics (it's what helped me express myself) on the internet that explain/ridicule "have you tried to not be depressed/eat better/workout/" mentality. Like this helpful-advice or this Why Your Brain SUCKS When You're Trying to Sleep Or this Why meds are not magic solution I see from other ...


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Background My condolences on the loss of your mother-in-law, that is a very difficult situation. Something to note, everyone is grieving and may make even simple interactions more difficult (even if it has been months since the passing). It sounds like the eldest brother might feel like he needs to step up and try to fill the shoes of his parent. On top of ...


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I only have a partial answer. I'm not a parent, so I can talk about the parenting issue. However, I often have trouble expressing myself. When I'm talking to someone and the conversation gets heated, I lose my words and I'm unable to clearly express myself anymore. I also have the same issue when I have to talk in a situation that I find stressful. Like ...


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