I Have Mentally Disabled Adult Siblings

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    I had a sister with a brain injury,

    but she sied after 5 years. But I have mental illnesses myself, so I guess it is easier for me to understand.
    WeepingWillow27 WeepingWillow27
    31-35, F
    Feb 8, 2015

    I have 3 adult mentally disabled siblings

    and 2 younger-than-me mentally disabled slings.
    UnseenDayDreamer UnseenDayDreamer
    18-21, F
    Dec 29, 2013

    Well she's 18 and I love her to death.

    We fight all the time. She was choked by the chord when she was born which caused it, it just takes her longer to learn stuff, she looks normal acts like you and me just in school stuff it takes awhile longer to understand. She is in special ed but is very smart. Make fun of her...
    Uhilikepizza Uhilikepizza
    13-15, F
    Feb 8, 2015

    Older Autistic Brother

    I am the youngest of three siblings and the only girl. I have two older brothers and one of them is autistic. Growing up "Dave" we'll call him was always much bigger than me and much stronger than me. There is a five year difference between us. There were alot of times where he...
    mellierae2002 mellierae2002
    18-21
    1 Response Jan 14, 2011

    Nobody Likes Me

    From childhood i have less friends.now i am 17 years old.my classmate call me proudy girl.i want to change myself so everyone really likes my.i need love,care,a partner who understands my feelings.i am shy girl,and don't know how to express my feelings.my boyfriend left me...
    sarashi sarashi
    16-17
    Sep 20, 2011

    Am I The Only One?

    I have three wonderful mentally disabled siblings whom I love dearly.  Everyday I think of them and I am constantly concerned for their well-being.  They live in their respective group and private care homes.  Even though they are getting the proper care they...
    sherli sherli
    46-50, F
    Jan 25, 2010

    Schizophrenic Brother

          Hello, I have a 21 year old step-brother who was diagnosed with Schizophrenia about a year ago. Although I knew that something was seriously wrong with him before that. He always talked about computers spying on him and voices talking to him. I expressed my concerns to...
    Csmith19 Csmith19
    18-21
    Mar 28, 2012
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