I'm 27 years old and have been a caregiver to my mom since I was about 13 years old. She has had cancer on and off during that time frame. My only brother has since passed away and my father died 13 years ago. My mother is not on speaking terms with any of her family and I pretty much have no family to help me. I have put off my college education for as long as I could to care for my mom thinking it was going to get better. It's only getting more complicated, and I can't keep putting off my education. The last few times my mom has been in the hospital she's had to go to skilled nursing facilities because it's getting harder for her to get back on her feet. She says she doesn't want to talk to her family and that she just wants to live peacefully with me and not share me. I'm at a loss for words because it's really hard on me to work, be in school, care for her and try to live a semi normal life with no help from anyone. Her mental state is also a cause for concern as all she talks about are the evil people that are trying to kill her and God. So talking to her about things is not the easiest thing to do. I'm overwhelmed, exhausted, and tired of feeling guilty for trying to live my life. I'm just wondering if anyone has any helpful advice for me.