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family, stress 

My in-laws are here to help us with our house. We didn't ask, they decided it had to be done and invited themselves. So it's this thing where I feel useless and guilty but also incredibly anxious and a little angry (and then guilty for being angry) so I'm hiding in a corner trying not to notice and worry about what they're doing in my space.

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family, stress 

@zephasaurus_hex Are they at least actually helping, or is it more "and lets mess up your goals too!"

family, stress 

@trini kind of a mix. Doing things that kind of need to be done but that I wouldn't have made my first priority in ways that kind of stress me out. (Moving things from the bathroom she's painting to my kitchen table, for instance. I know it's probably actually fine but my brain can't handle it. I have a weird association with things, like looking at things that belong in the bathroom makes me think of a toilet and now everything is gross and I can't eat.)

family, stress 

@zephasaurus_hex You still hanging in over there?

family, stress 

@trini yeah, I managed. They left last night and apparently plan to come back in a few weeks... I might find a reason to be out of town.

Thanks for asking.

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