Your being asked to keep going today as life may have been very stressful. You are on the correct road and your mind is feeling creative. You need to take the lead in a situation that has been troubling you. You could be feeling insecure because of not really knowing how to help a child or vulnerable person.
They could be very quiet at the moment because their insecurities are to do with others making them feel down. This could cause upheaval and lack of direction for them.
Please remember that they are usually a kind and loving person but, they may not seem that way at the moment.
Stay focused on you and eventually they will start to come round. Getting them to open up is the key.