LuckyOtter – A difficult Christmas
The house is all decked out for the holidays more than it’s been in years, thanks to my daughter’s efforts. But a couple of incidents have occurred in in the past 24 hours that have really put both of us in terrible moods and darkened our holiday spirit with worry and sadness.
I don’t really want to talk about what happened, because it’s not really a huge issue (no one died or is deathly ill) and like all things, it will pass, but it’s ruining her Christmas so much she has been in tears for 24 hours. As a person that is much more empathic than I ever used to believe I was (I think some of my natural empathy got freed up through therapy and self analysis), her low mood is affecting my own emotional state in a very negative way. Any Christmas spirit I had feels like…
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