As parents we sometimes face changes and transitions that we do not want to happen, do not feel ready for or hoped would come later.
One of the very strange contradictions about being a therapeutic parent is that you spend years keeping a child safe, reassuring them, creating connections, building their self-esteem, loving them and nurturing them and then you have to do something completely alien to this concept of a forever child, and shift perspective and let them go, move on or move out.
This involves a change of focus from “I love you, and I will keep you safe” to “I love you, and I will always be there for you”....
Read more about this in the 'Breaking Up Is Hard' resource.
This resource can also be found in our Member's area, along with over 150 other downloadable resources on a variety of subjects relating to Therapeutic Parenting.