You’ve done nothing but cause my family pain, so if your perfect little world has come crashing down around you because the truth has finally come out, you know what, join the damn club! -Sarah, Brothers & Sisters
These past two weeks I’ve been going through a rough time with some family drama. I won’t go into the details, but I will say the end result was a massive blow out argument with my stepmom that has ended with me no longer speaking to her or my father. For me, it’s not much of a loss, as I only really talked to them during the holidays. My father and I were never close, and my stepmom is possibly the most obnoxious person I have ever met. Still, this decision to cut them out of my life was not taken lightly, and involved quite a bit of emotional turmoil for me. I spent a few sleepless night with my stomach in knots, trying to figure out what to do.
Match has been so supportive, listening to me rehash the conversations with my stepmom, and me trying to figure out what to do. I know he was as sick of the drama as I was, and felt helpless because there was really nothing he could do. I have this problem when I get nervous or upset where I shake like a leaf and I’m nauseated and basically a mess. I think he worried a lot about my health. Not so much that I needed to start going through cheap term life insurance quotes but enough that he was concerned. He just listened to me vent, and gave me hugs when I needed them. He really was incredible and there really aren’t words for how much he means to me.
Coast sister has also been there for me in so many ways. She’s answered countless worried text messages, and listened to phone calls. She’s also had the chore of me forwarding my stepmom’s emails to her, so we could dissect them and figure out how I should respond in a mature way that wouldn’t antagonize her further. Thanks so much Sis for being the amazing friend that you are! <3
With all the drama that’s been going on, I was feeling emotionally drained. I have finally resolved everything and made peace with it (and my stepmom has stopped sending me angry emails and finally dropped it). I feel like a huge weight has been lifted, and I can breathe easier. I have had so much support from the rest of my family, and I feel so blessed.
As Coast Sister would say, I can finally follow Frankie’s advice and RELAX!