46 min

Letting go of your children The Parent Hood

    • Kids & Family

The early years of parenthood are often spent wishing for that stage to be over - from the potty training to the sleepless nights, we count down to when they are more independent. But quicker than you realise the tables turn and your children start needing your parents less. Many parents find themselves mourning a relationship that they always knew would change, feeling confused at their irrational feelings of sadness. Marina talks to psychotherapist Julia Samuel about how to cope with this adjustment, how to let you children go, so they return.
 
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The early years of parenthood are often spent wishing for that stage to be over - from the potty training to the sleepless nights, we count down to when they are more independent. But quicker than you realise the tables turn and your children start needing your parents less. Many parents find themselves mourning a relationship that they always knew would change, feeling confused at their irrational feelings of sadness. Marina talks to psychotherapist Julia Samuel about how to cope with this adjustment, how to let you children go, so they return.
 
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46 min

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