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im 14 years old and my gran suffers from alzhimers.
i notice myself becoming dettached from situations with her, i feel my self drifting away from her even when i go to see her
i dont no if this is me trying to stop myself from getting hurt, i dont quite understand.
i go round to see her but i end up not really 'involved'
i find my self sitting back and watching while the rest of the family try and talk with her. dont get me wrong i love her to bits but i find i cant