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An Easy Guide For Coping With The Empty Nest Syndrome
We have some of the happiest times of our lives in the years spent making our houses homes. This is often a slow process turning from years into decades. You can imagine the task of transforming that structure of wood, brick and stone into a place of laughter, love and fun, and tantrums and tears all that form those memories so commonly cherished. We see at home the children grow into adults of dreams, aspirations, hopes and take on life’s responsibilities of their own.
The reasons for which our children will leave home are several. When they reach the stage of going for college studies, the children will have to leave home and start a life away from us. Otherwise it may be time for the adult and grown members to start up new families and get moving with their lives. Certainly at such times there will be a shift in the family dynamics. There is going to be availed to you so much space as you can afford or even need for that matter. The situation is even pretty pitiful for the single parents. Here we have a simple guide to help you beat that empty nest syndrome. The ideas presented here will also go a long way to help you have some spares and savings for which you can use in other areas which may serve to make your life a bit more of fun.
Think of doing a yard sale to help with the purging the house of those possessions. There will be in your possessions and the house those items and possessions that were used by your grownups which will not be necessary after such times. These are those belongings we accrued over time as we brought the children up. They served their purpose. However with the changes so witnessed in our circumstances, they may not be quite necessary as they were back then. Those which will prove so unnecessary will be offered for a yard sale or placed on ebay. You may only retain those items which may be memorable to you or the children. Thus as you think of purging and disposing of them, be sure to consult with your children as well.
A downsizing decision will be the next move to help cope with the situation confronting you. This move may prove the smartest ever taken to help you out of the situation confronting you. Your circumstances no longer qualify the need for a large apartment. The support you may have been receiving from the children with the rents, taxes and utility bills may no longer be available. In such cases then it remains viable to make a downsizing move.
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