#962: Mean grandparents and the middle ground.

Captain Awkward

Dear Cap,

I have an issue with one set of my grandparents – my mom’s dad and stepmom.

Backstory: my mom is a single mom. My dad never paid child support. My sister’s dad pays child support, but for a year or so there he didn’t, and he pays a lot less now than he used to. She’s not careless with money, but we’ve lived paycheck to paycheck my whole life.

A few years ago we were living with her boyfriend and his kids. He’s kind of an idiot, and my mom was very unhappy and wanted to leave him. Financially, this was almost impossible. So she asked these grandparents if they would loan her some money – loan – to help her out, and make it easier to leave this guy. As it was, when she finally decided to leave him, the only place for us to go that…

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Priorities

Where Is My Rabbit?

Whoa, it’s been a whole year since I posted anything. Quick update, I graduated from University and am looking for a job/internship, but IT’S HARD. Meanwhile, I’ve spent a few months spamming Hellfire Citadel with a couple of guilds (mostly having fun with the people despite the repetitive content), made my own RPG, and have lately gotten into weight loss and fitness. (That means the next few posts are all going to involve my new HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. o/)

Here’s a situation I wish I’d considered more in all those months of epic DPSing. 😛 I don’t regret it, but I’m doing something to change that.


Priorities I was “not prepared” for the scale.

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