My mother passed away in October. I was her primary caregiver. I watched her fade away. It was a very difficult time for me. On top of that, my sibs rarely came by to visit. There were all kinds of excuses why they couldn’t take time to visit mom. It was horrible to experience. Mom would sit and wait for phone calls on her birthday, xmas, and other holidays. Sometimes my sibs called. Many times they did not.
Now that mom has passed my sibs have found TONS of time to go by the house. Even though I was the one to completely clean the house out, sibs have taken it upon themselves to try and control the sale of the house, etc.
I am angry at my sibs for their lack of giving to mom. I don’t know how to forgive them even though I know that I will need to forgive them in order to get on with my life.
I would like to hear how others have forgiven their family members.