Where did the time go? I wish I could go back and do some things differently. Feeling kind of sad /let down.
He's commuting to college so I wouldn't have an empty nest. What's wrong with me? I'm excited about this new chapter in his life. Feel so weird emotionally!
Any advice or words of wisdom appreciated! Thanks!
Asked by Anonymous at 10:37 PM on Jun. 13, 2013 in Teens (13-17)
Answer by funlovinlady at 10:42 PM on Jun. 13, 2013
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Answer by rls113 at 1:34 AM on Jun. 14, 2013
It is hard & it will take time to adjust to a new way of parenting. Some of the dynamics in the parent/child relationship change & that part can be very difficult at times. They start pulling away even more b/c their lives get busier. So you just have to try to make the most of the good moments you get to still spend together as a family. I have 2 graduated & 1 starting 6th grade in the Fall. It's hard for me sometimes to wrap my head around that. But sometimes it helps if instead of looking back & missing how things used to be, I treasure those memories & look forward to the things to come. :)
Answer by mrsmom110 at 9:07 AM on Jun. 14, 2013
Answer by older at 9:38 AM on Jun. 14, 2013
Answer by girlwithC at 9:36 PM on Jun. 15, 2013