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I Feel Like I Am Falling Apart

I feel like every thing has gone wrong for me - I feel like I am falling apart and so does my family. We don't spend much time together what should I do?

What Should I Do?




Wendy's advice

Without any details, I can only give you a few general ideas. It sounds like there are two problems here, you and your family life, and it sounds like you want to make changes in both areas. I'd tackle these one at a time so you're not overwhelmed by taking on too much at once, and I'd start with you. You need to ask yourself why you feel like everything has gone wrong and why you think you're falling apart. If you know the answers to these questions, you can start to think about how you can change the things you're doing. By looking at your life, your decisions and their consequences and taking responsibility for them, you can start to make the changes you need to be happy. If you have no idea why you feel this way, you may need to seek some professional counselling to help you through this, and if this is what you need to do, please do not put it off. As for your family life, if you feel you're not spending enough time together, you could call a family meeting, voice this concern and say that spending more time together is important to you. If your family is in agreement, work together to choose times and activities that benefit everyone and work from there. Again, if this is something you and your family cannot come together on, you may need to seek family counselling with a professional as well. From the urgency I sense in your email, I think you're overwhelmed by these problems. When things seem insurmountable, try separating the things you need to deal with into smaller, more manageable tasks and dealing with just a little at a time, and when you're struggling, ask for help.




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