Dear Carolyn: How do I learn not to be resentful when someone continually puts me in a bad spot?
My mothers life philosophy is, Im going to do what I want, when I want. Thats the only way to live life. She has no regard for consequences or the position she puts others in. She was unstable when I was a kid because of this. We were often homeless or crashing with her friends.
Now that Im in my 30s, it bothers me in new ways. She spends ALL her money and then doesnt have enough for medication, food, living. Im afraid shes going to have to live with me. She has a medical condition, but eats exactly what she shouldnt eat and then ends up in the emergency room. I have to go take care of it. I cant just keep taking off work!