Our expert says:
I know, personally, how difficult it can be to care for a loved one who is dying, but it needs to be done, and you should allow yourself to feel good about what you have managed to do.
Grief is hard work in the best of circumstances, and is often more difficult when the relationships had been difficult, so one's feelings are more mixed than usual.
Have you checked whether the hospice can't provide a grief counsellor, to help you work through all the very relevant issues you raise ?
Amtidepressant meds like Cymbalta can be really helpful with a pure depression, but less so with grief itself, which usually needs psychological help.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.