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  • Author : cornflake
  • support : 1
  • Topic : Our stories
2015-06-10T04:20:19+00:00
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Hi Jane1!

 

My mum has bipolar, schizophrenia and a few other things I forget. She's been like that since before I was born.

 

For me, it was only in my teens that I knew something was different about Mum and in my 20's that I figured out I'd been caring and looking after her (and my little brother) since about age 5.

 

I'm now 30 and we dn't currently have contact (her choice). It's been a tough journey and I don't expect its over just yet.

 

Hope you find some solace in the support of others with similar experiences.

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