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Although the last six months have been incredibly difficult, and I have dealt with a range of emotions, I am coming to accept the fact that our Nest is now empty, and recognizing that, in spite of the fact that I wish things were different, life is good. If you are struggling with an Empty Nest, perhaps you can identify with the following:
- I am thankful my child is confident enough to be independent
- I am thankful my child is healthy enough to live on her own
- I am thankful my husband and I have the opportunity to be a couple again (well, for the first time, actually . . . since my stepdaughter was 6 when we got married)
- I am thankful I now have time to explore my own interests
What are you thankful for?