October 16, 2015 at 8:52 am #3798
Thanks so much for sharing your story with us. One of the hardest things about caregiving is accepting the situation as it is. We wish we could change our parents attitudes, or they way the respond to situations. We can sometimes make ourselves physically ill by stressing out over what we perceive needs to changed or fixed.
If you try to accept your dad for the way he is now and not fight or resist what is, you will find more peace and contentment in your life. Remember to be grateful for things that are going well in your life and focus on all of the positives, try and catch yourself when your thoughts turn negative and bring them back to where they should be.