AMBIVALENCE

Daughter no. 2 is moving out today.

I’m not sure what I am feeling.

 

She has plans for herself.

Starting off with living independently.

 

I welcome her plans.

She is focused and head strong.

 

I feel happy for her determination to be independent.

I welcome the loosening of space within my space.

 

But… there is a but…

I’m not sure what it is.

 

I think I will only begin to decode my feelings when she’s gone.

I’m helping her move in to her new place.

 

Only a few minutes away, but still…

This means one less head coming home each night.

 

Just me and daughter no. 1.

Nothing wrong really, it’s actually all good.

 

I’m just not sure what I am feeling.

Comments 2

 
Stephen Evans on Saturday, 15 January 2022 16:15

Changes on both sides, father and daughter. Not easy to deal with. As fearful as they make us, we celebrate them too - the essence of life.

Changes on both sides, father and daughter. Not easy to deal with. As fearful as they make us, we celebrate them too - the essence of life.
Rosy Cole on Wednesday, 19 January 2022 13:43

There's great wisdom and peace in living 'in the moment'. Not everything needs a label. GB x

There's great wisdom and peace in living 'in the moment'. Not everything needs a label. GB x
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