Our expert says:
OK, so you sound significantly anxious, and maybe depressed as well - both conditions which often go together and which respond really well to proper treatment. Your child is probably being a normal kid of his age, perhaps also disturbed by perceiving that his mom is not well.
Ideally see a good local psychiatrist, and at least a good GP, for assessment and a discussion of treatment options - maybe medication and ideally also counselling of the CBT format.
And go to the Maintenance COurt to get an order requiring your ex to may for the kid's maintenance you don't have to do it all on your own.
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