Roots and wings.

Cerebral Salad

You know, they say that empty nest syndrome is merely a feeling of grief and loneliness that us parents experience. It’s not a psychological or medical condition, or anything above a neuroticism. Oh, that’s good. Just feelings huh? Here’s my issue though; don’t we run on our feelings, our emotions? How we feel – can’t for any length of time, be put away in a cupboard so we don’t have to deal with it. This period of transition- for a while at least, will become the new norm. So, I need to look at it.

At this time in my life and that of many friends and people I know, our children have grown up. We’ve carefully and lovingly kept them safe. I was/ am obsessively conscious of anything that posed a threat to my two children. Be it illness, other kids, lost toys, hunger, the bastard bogey man… anything…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontolgy Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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