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

easywordsDon’t you just love it when you don’t have to create a dance of words to be understood by someone?

I sure do.

The truth is, communicating well and effectively takes a lot of effort…and a lot of forgiveness.

Lots and lots and lots.

This week I was reminded of how easy it is to misconstrue what someone says and wrongly assume I understand where they are coming from (or going.)

Before you know it, feelings are all out of whack and the tension is running thick.

Which got me thinking about why we allow so much emotional turmoil to control us when we are in the place of feeling hurt and misunderstood or in the place doing the misunderstanding.

I think it’s because we don’t want to be let down by someone we care about. We put too much in the way of expectation on a relationship, a person…

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