Tomorrow is the anniversary of my mom's death, and while I think I'm feeling OK about it, this year has been really tough without her. In June I lost my job due to COVID layoffs, and a few weeks ago my partner of almost 3 years left. So today I'm finding myself in a really weird spot where my usual support system for both is kind of on its head.
My mom would have been my go-to for breakup support, and my ex was my support for these anniversaries. Thankfully, I have two friends who've been really great (one has lost his mom, too), but it is still rough.
And topping it all off... I was posting a picture of my mom (one I share every year on her anniversary) and I saw a comment from my ex last year that said, "I'm with you today and every day." So that didn't age well. I deleted that comment (but left one from 2 years back that was more general), but damn. It was a punch in the gut I really didn't need today.
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