Definitely think you are right on this one, will have to get my thinking cap on. I have had a few ideas I could try from my new friends on this forum so who knows I might soon have a solution. Thanks very much to everyone for your help.
I have tried about 100 times to try to get my mum to understand that dad is not being deliberately awkward but I may as well be talking to myself, she is just not listening. She just says i don't have to live with him, which of course is true and I admit it must be hard.
I have tried so many times to tell mum that he isn't doing it on purpose but she gets so stressed with it that she just can't help it but shout at him when he has lost yet another key, it's so frustrating, and I feel so sorry for dad
Hi thanks for your reply. Mum likes to keep the door locked to feel safe. She is 75 and dad is 79. He needs to take the key with him as mum is not very mobile and would feel it too much of an effort to get up every time dad goes out.
Mum just will not do this. She is really in the state of mind that he should be able to remember to hang the key up when he comes back. She gives him such a hard time when he forgets to do it and then it gets lost.
Dad loses his keys
Thank you for your help. My dad does use the kitchen door when he goes out to walk the dog. He is fine doing this as he uses the same route every day. My mum leaves the key hanging up and constantly tells him to put it back when he gets back, but he forgets then must put...
Hello I am new to TP and would really like your help on how to help my mum cope. My dad keeps losing his keys. He has now lost 4 for the kitchen door and 3 for the patio door. My mum is at her wits end and has looked everywhere but with no luck. She is not the most patient person, and really...