Recently I brought up the idea of applying for DLA with my mum and dad. This did not go down well as my dad does not think that I am entitled to it .. Which led to a big argument! I feel like my fibro has got so much worse in the last 4 years since my diagnosis .. Yes I am at University and yes I have been 'trying' to work but not with out crying in pain most nights.
My dad feels that people who are worse off should only get DLA and he does not see me as 'disabled' .. Even though when I was at University I received a temporary blue badge from them so I could park in the disabled bays (as I do not have a blue badge).
Has anyone experienced anything similar?
My family, especially my dad seem to be ignoring my pain and recent problems .. Maybe he is finding it hard to accept that it is getting worse? I know I am the only person who can tell if my pain is getting worse but I don't want to end up applying and then causing more arguments etc.