The weekend before the 4th of July…my DHs friend called him, and sounded like he was in some serious trouble…DH talked with him for a while, then called me…
The friend was on his way to our house, and I should be prepared. So I was…this friend has had problems before, and now has 2 little girls…so he was making a real attempt to get help. And DH offered his assistance. The friend came over on Wednesday morning, and I talked with him for a while, gave him a place to sleep, food, shower…you know…took care of him. DH talked to him that night when he got home, and the friend seemed to be OK. He was going to make appointments to check into a mental health facility early the next week. Well, we all went to bed Wed. night, and when we all awoke on Thursday, friend had left.
We find out he went home to find out his GF had left him. And he went on a horrible bender, tearing his house up, injuring himself severely, and ruining his vehicle.
His sister called us in a panic, and basically refused to go help her brother…and washed her hands of it…so MY husband took off on Friday night, went 2 hours to go get his friend, and then drove him back HERE and helped check him into a facility. With NO help from any of his family.
His friend stayed in the hospital for an entire week untill this past Friday…the entire week, MY husband has been going to visit him, bringing him supplies, clothes, books, cigarettes, things like that. Paid for out of his own pocket.
Friday comes, and friend is released…to OUR custody. (And we arent even FAMILY!!!) He comes home with DH Friday evening, and Im under the impression that family is coming to get him on the weekend.
The sister DOES come, but just comes to talk to him, then LEAVES without even bothering to help reimburse DH for everything, or taking her brother HOME.
So, he spends most all of Sunday on the phone with sister and sisters husband, and they finally agree to MAIL him a money order to help him buy a bus ticket home.
The money order wont be here until TOMORROW.
Im so frustrated. And so is DH. We went WAY out of our way to offer help to his friend, and his family basically washed their hands of him, until he was released, and now they all call him, and he calls them…but they stop at that.
For the WHOLE weekend…my house has been his house…and I dont mind that…much.
What I do mind is his sister coming all the way here, only to leave him here…
AM I wrong to feel very very very annoyed? :hair: