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Old 02-08-2014, 03:26 AM   #9
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My parents are in a similar boat; my mum had a brain injury a few years ago, and although my dad works, he doesn't earn a lot, and it isn't really enough. My mum isn't really entitled to very much (I think she claimed ESA for a year though, but then it was stopped) and it seems pretty unfair, given that it's not her fault or choice not to work.

I would say, looking into working is great if you can do it, and a lot of people find work helpful, but don't beat yourself up if you can't cope with it either.



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