Things are not going very well for you at home. Actually, it’s a crisis. And as much as you try to avoid it, it distracts you at work and impacts your performance. Shall you talk with your colleagues about it ? Absolutely ! You don’t have to disclose details. Just make them aware that you need to sort out an important private situation in the next few weeks. It might make you feel weak, being a failure. Your colleagues instead will value your openness and integrity. Everybody will understand your trouble – they still remember very well the last crisis they have been in.
You’re under pressure because you definitely started this important project too late. How