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  • “My kids are all grown up and I don’t know who I am anymore.”

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    April 1st, 2010Keryl PesceFamily and Relationships

    “I can feel myself close to slipping into depression. I got so much joy from being a mom, but my kids just don’t need me as much anymore. I know I’ve got to let go, but it’s so hard. I feel like I’m letting go of a part of my life. It’s as if my life as I knew it is over, and that’s really scary for me. I know can’t hold them back, nor do I want to. I can’t stop them from growing up and moving on with their lives, but I don’t know how I’ll ever be happy again. I feel so lost. ”

    Can you feel for her? I sure do. Right now, she sees no alternative to letting go of her life as she knew it.   This is one of many situations in life where we women end up the rope in a classic tug of war and pulling on either end, in completely opposite directions, are logic and emotion. Our left brain sees pretty clearly what we need to do. continue »

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