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Having lost our parents in 2017

I became the legal guardian of my little brother.


His Autistic challenges in life teach me each day the value of patients and tolerance. Yesterday was his birthday. Told me his wish was to eat only pickles in celebration. Uncertain how he ate so many..but his wish came true. 馃檪
4meAndyouF
This happens more often than we realize. Parents die, and their children must raise their younger siblings. I am glad you are such a wonderful big brother.
CodyCode31-35, M
[@387713,4meAndyou] Enjoying his life with him has been a gift. The Accountant for me was an adaptation of the power of the human mind.
4meAndyouF
[@1235496,CodyCode] True...but a form of child abuse, also. The one thing I found realistic was the focus.
CodyCode31-35, M
[@387713,4meAndyou] I see your point. 馃檪
Beatbox3426-30, M
You're an amazing brother and a parent too man.
CodyCode31-35, M
[@476293,Beatbox34] Gracias amigo.
I am so sorry for your loss. You sound like a wonderful parent to your brother. My son is adhd with some spectrum disorders. He has made me such a better woman, person, mom, human being. You are both blessed to have one another. Btw, for my son, it's peanut butter 馃檪. He can eat it everyday.
CodyCode31-35, M
[@825796,Summerbreeze45] Grateful. He understands the nature of our relationship. But it's his simple acceptance that has changed my life so I completely relate to the dynamic you share with your son. Blessed we share as well.

Haha... Can't explain the food obsessions but my brother has eaten his weight in pickles many times over. 馃檪
TeenAngelF
What happens when he's a man? Care for him forever? No judgment.
CodyCode31-35, M
[@1233853,Krissta] I'll care for him as long as he needs me.
TeenAngelF
[@1235496,CodyCode] I'm no expert. Can they live on their own?
CodyCode31-35, M
[@1233853,Krissta] My brother is quite smart. Has an unusual ability with numbers. But emotionally distant. Interactive process is a challenge. Cases of Level 1 autism vary as to the ability to live separately from care.
Iamonfire66636-40, F
I am so sorry for your loss. You are a wonderful brother.
CodyCode31-35, M
[@10165,Iamonfire666] Time heals you. We are adapting a new life each day. 馃檪
MrFatNasty0126-30, M
Give him a high 5 from an SW stranger.
CodyCode31-35, M
[@1235347,MrFatNasty01] 10-4 on the down low Mr. Fat.
BalmyNitesF
This is just lovely 馃挏

 
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