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When One Plus One Equals Way More Than You Think

Still don’t like goodbyes…but I’m getting better at them!

Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind

“There are no words to express the abyss between isolation and having one ally. It may be conceded to the mathematician that four is twice two. But two is not twice one; two is two thousand times one.” Chesterson

I woke up yesterday morning planning on a day to finish up some work and more importantly, get myself emotionally prepared to take my son back to school.

Then my son hit me with, “I think I want to go back today.”

Inside I was groaning.
Outside, I nodded and calmly said okay.

I realized I better hurry up and quick work through my internal resistance to sending him off for another year of school.

Mind you, my son is not in elementary school, middle, or even high school.

This is his third year of college and I’m beginning to wonder if I’ll ever get used to the late…

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One thought on “When One Plus One Equals Way More Than You Think

  1. Every age has its joys and its difficulties. Though dealing with four emerging adults is sometimes frustrating, and the possibility for them to make potentially tragic life decisions can be frightening, I’ve never enjoyed anything in my life as much as I enjoy rejoicing in the love we share as they grow into their potential.

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