I keep wondering why she picked my twin instead of me. A: I share your feeling that therapy sounds like a very good idea.
You may qualify for low-cost services depending on your income, or you might try remote therapy—there’s a number of Skype- or phone-based providers these days—which is also cheaper than in-person sessions.
Do you think therapy is my only option at this point?
I am tired of this and am this close to giving the ultimatum of “I am selling the house and moving, come if you like or not.” I love my husband, but I am tired of being cast into the role of villain because I think a 24-year-old married mother should be able to stand on her own feet.
If you two have fought about this repeatedly, and he’s refused to budge or agree on a move-out date—or at the very least take up the cooking and cleaning duties himself—then you’re already at an impasse. This was shocking, considering they seemed to be otherwise for years.
Her eldest son, “Tom,” and I were also friends, but now he’s turned out to be the biggest fanatic of the bunch, and the one who radicalized the rest.
I have tried hanging out with them together to show myself how happy they are together.
When that didn’t work, I hoped the semester that I was taking abroad would do the trick, but the feelings didn’t abate.