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She has depression and anxiety and she moved in with us about a year ago. I have become more angry, impatient and lack compassion, which is opposite of our previous relationship. We were very close. We desparately want that back. I need advice, resources to read and possibly become a part of a support team in Baytown, TX. Thanks

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Is mom getting treatment for her depression and anxiety? If not, I'd try to figure a way to support, encourage or even insist on it. Living with someone else who has depression and anxiety can bring you down. I know, because I do it. It's not easy. Plus, it's an adjustment to live with a parent as an adult anyway.

In the meantime, I'd try to develop and maintain your own interests, take trips to get away and have quality time with others, create boundaries, try to get mom involved with her own activities. If you still can't find peace, I'd explore living separately.
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Perhaps it is one of life's sad ironies that if you want to regain your former, close relationship with your mother you will need to move her a bit further away. I.e. out of the house.

What led up to her moving in with you? Were there other options considered and rejected, or did it just seem like the obvious solution at the time?
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