WTF Anybody have a parent that has completely lost it ?

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  1. Rhiannon

    Rhiannon Well-Known Member

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    I mean their mind. My mom flipped on a cruise to SA about three years ago. I went to Chile to bring her home. She believes her dead husband isn't dead, but in the CIA. She thinks the republicans are out to get her. She thinks everything in her house is bugged. Has anyone else watched a total, unexpected breakdown before?
     
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    stanggirl There's no replacement for displacement

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    This sounds like schizophrenia
     
  3. zenbuck

    zenbuck Active Member

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    Your Mom is Hillary? What was the diagnosis?
     
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    Humongous Well-Known Member

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    Is your mom getting up there in age? Old timers can become paranoid as dementia sets in.
     
  5. Rhiannon

    Rhiannon Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I know.
     
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    Rhiannon Well-Known Member

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    72. And as condescending as ever.
     
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    stanggirl There's no replacement for displacement

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    I think she's too old to get schizophrenia. Alzheimer's?
     
  8. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold POTY Politics

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    When my folks passed (80's), mom was sharp but not as sharp as she once was. Pop had been irrational for a few years. :facepalm:
     
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    Rhiannon Well-Known Member

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    You would think, but this is way too paranoid for Alzheimer's .
     
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    yeah, my grams. my mom's mom. severe alzheimers. it really fucking sucks.:console:
     
  11. Rhiannon

    Rhiannon Well-Known Member

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    Irrational is one thing. Was it crazy, my-dead-husband-is -alive-And-in-the-CIA blabbering?
     
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  12. stanggirl

    stanggirl There's no replacement for displacement

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    Damn..sorry that you have to deal with this.
     
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    Dick Fitzwell Opinions are like assholes ... and so am I

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    Mine lost it.



    They're dead
     
  14. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold POTY Politics

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    Sometimes I had no idea what he was talking about.
     
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    DogStar69 Well-Known Member

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    No but my father was a total asshole on the phone today and we had a huge argument. He hasn't lost his mind he's just an asshole sometimes for no reason.
     
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    Dirty South Large Member

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    Very sad. Sounds like a nightmare. Condolences to everyone who has to deal with this. :(
     
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    Dirty South Large Member

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    Imagine having Dogstar as a son. :facepalm:
     
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    DogStar69 Well-Known Member

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    You should be so lucky.
     
  19. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...my mom got like that, thought someone was coming in taking things when she wasnt there. she also got forgetful, and mean sometimes. it was hard to watch because she had such a great spirited life.
     
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    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

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    I thought my mom was nuts. I took a step back and realized she was suffering anxiety after my dad passed.
     
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