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Caregiving and the Ever-Present Guilt: Enough Already!

 

CaregiverCreditedward-cisneros-415601-unsplashPhoto credit Edward Cisneros

...You're visiting Mom in her apartment and you've been there long enough to do laundry and clean up the bathroom and kitchen. You visit a bit. She is watching her favorite show on TV, which you hate, but she wants your company. You've got kids coming home, but not for a while. Would a little white lie be okay? I mean, as part of the sandwich generation, is it awful to want to have a half-hour between Mom and kids; a half-hour for yourself to regain some sense of tranquility?

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