My sister and I have been best friends our whole lives. Two peas in a pod, kinda. She has multiple myeloma and amyloidosis. I moved in with her to help care for her. After about 4 weeks she began to have outbursts of anger and terrible frustration. I totally get that, I cant imagine what she is going through. I have done everything I can to care, clean, shop, cook ...
A couple weeks ago she began to attack me personally, brutally and without control. At first she would apologize for being mean. Then she stopped apologizing and just went full force at my throat (like a pit bull). I have never had someone that I've done so much for treat me this way. The abuse got so bad I was forced to leave last week. I am heartbroken that we cannot communicate because of the anger or whatever it is. I've never seen such rage. Has anyone else experienced this? Is it the grieving process, the anger I mean.
All I know is that I love her and i have no clue how to respond to her now.
Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.