In Six Words: What Defeats You?


In Six Words: What Defeats You?

chess-451588_640This morning, Chris Nicholas, who cared for his mom, joined me for our Friday video chat.

During our chat, he spoke about the stress of caregiving and said, "I looked defeated every day." He took better care of his mom than she did of herself--she continued to smoke and eat poorly throughout his caregiving experience. No matter how or how often he asked her to make different choices, she couldn't.

His use of the word "defeated" really stood out to me. So, I wonder: What defeats you?

Share your six-word story of when you feel defeated in our comments section, below.

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Lack of caring by family members.

Tracey Martin

My siblings not acknowledging my needs.


Can't stop myself from getting upset.