my mom is dragging me down with her negativity
Every time I see or talk to my mother, I am in a bad mood after the visit or conversation. This is hard for me to accept because she is my mom and I want her to be around my children because she is their grandmother. But she does drag me down. She is an empty shell and I dislike being around her. We get into arguments a lot when she is over my house and sometimes in front of the children. Thank you for the question, as it has made me think that I may cut back on the amount of time I spend with her. I feel much better knowing that I don't have to talk to her as much as usual because it is not good for me to be around negative influences. I do feel resentful at her and need to work on that.
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