Lauren - posted on 06/20/2014 ( no moms have responded yet )
I recently seperated from my kids' dad. (My oldest two have called him Dad since they were born, just about. Hes a good dad, but "cant" help financially, and the kids are with me mostly. Theyve spent one night at their dads since the split, a month and a half ago. Im not complaining, Im fine with my kids being with me, but I cant be there for them like I want, if Im not even having time to process this myself. I dont want to be an emotional zombie. I want them to see me happy, but its sooo hard when the breakup is all that is plaguing my mind. I dont get any sleep, tired all the time, and am working at a job that I know cant pay all my bills. Feel like the world is on my shoulders. HOW DO I SUCK IT UP AND GET PAST THIS aNd JUst MAKe IT HAPPEN?? Id like to have fun with my kids for the sake of having fun. And I feel like I barley have time to do that. I dnt even know how I feel. Or even how I should. How do you shorten the mourning stage??