Posted 18 May 2008 - 09:32 PM
So let me start back in March so you girls truly understand what's going on here.....FI's father came to visit for 5 days and ended up staying 2 weeks which then overlapped my parents 3 week visit..all here in my TINY, NO STORAGE, 3 bedroom house...4 days later, my 38 yr. old brothers wife kicked him out..oh yes and he has 2 kids which he gets every other weekend, and they are 9 and 11, and one of them has ADHD...BAD. okay...so it's 3 weeks into this, oh yeah..and he lost his job......so....here we are....
FI and I are fighting constantly because there is no privacy in this house, and TOO many people...he has had like 2 interviews, and who knows if it's going anywhere..
he doesn't do anything with the kids when they are here...and i feel like its a daycare on the weekends...now here's the kicker...starting next monday the 26th...he has the kids for 2 weeks...I feel like it could cause a HUGE problem with not only FI and i, but my brother and I as well....
But he IS my brother and needs help..he didn't mess up, but just got dealt a shity hand....AHHHH what do I do?
Tulum..uhh I mean Cancun, MX
Posted 18 May 2008 - 09:41 PM
Posted 18 May 2008 - 09:44 PM
I did try to talk about the whole 2 week thing, but he didn't seem too concerned....it's like..I'm the youngest of the family, why do I have to take care of everyone else??
Tulum..uhh I mean Cancun, MX
Posted 18 May 2008 - 10:11 PM
Sorry I'm not much help, you're sort of between a rock and a hard place. I'll keep thinking and let you know if I come up with anything.
HANG IN THERE!
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Posted 18 May 2008 - 10:42 PM
Posted 18 May 2008 - 11:21 PM
Posted 19 May 2008 - 12:26 AM
Posted 19 May 2008 - 12:41 AM
Posted 19 May 2008 - 01:36 AM
wow, your plate is full right now...you are a great sister but if this is causing an issue with you and travis you may need to set some boundaries with your brother...maybe the nights he has the kids, can he get a hotel room or go on a trip.
why would his wife kick him out and make him couch surf at your house and make the kids spend the night knowing you do not have the space?
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