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Could you live without your parents?

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Post by Bibliofiend » 17 Aug 2017, 13:41

I am now a parent myself with adult children, and losing them would be harder. My stepdad just passed last month, and I can easily sum him up as "a less rich D. Trump" who lied and cheated his whole life. No loss there. But Mom is 80 soon and living in another state, so physically I am used to her not being here. She is super healthy and active and may outlive me, but if not I will miss our long-distance conversations.

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Post by ReviewerDiksha » 18 Aug 2017, 07:12

It will be hard and very very painful. But life does go on. Life would never be the same again, but it will move ahead.

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Post by Czarmaine AM » 18 Aug 2017, 11:20

My father died 6 years ago. I don't miss him everyday anymore. I always look at his picture on my wallet because I don't want to forget his face. I don't get sad whenever I think of all the memories we had in the past. But whenever I imagine my future without him in it, (like when my future children won't meet him anymore, or when he won't even be there to see me accomplish my goals) I can't help but feel lonely. Maybe the pain doesn't really go away, we just learn how to live with it.
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Post by k2rugman » 18 Aug 2017, 16:45

I would absolutely hate living without my parents. I have a hard enough time leaving home when I come for a visit. I love my parents!

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Post by Harrygx3 » 18 Aug 2017, 19:42

Life at first would become harder primarily due to sadness caused by the loss. After some time passes, I believe their loss would leave room for more growth and opportunities. It would make me realise that i am capable of more than i think that i am. Having lost a person that meant the world for me i have grown to be a firm believer that opportunity is found even in the darkest places.

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Post by greenbook » 19 Aug 2017, 09:58

it will be difficult to live without parents. as parents for me, are part of me. although i live far from my parents, its only my parents who really understand how i feel in my heart.

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 23 Aug 2017, 09:48

ReviewerDiksha wrote:It will be hard and very very painful. But life does go on. Life would never be the same again, but it will move ahead.
I agree that life will never be the same again but the memories will remain.

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Post by mumoscar » 23 Aug 2017, 10:19

I have lived without my parents since 15, I can affirm that it's never the easiest of adventures of life. I definitely can't wish any such a life. Parental love is the best.

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Post by akeseh » 24 Aug 2017, 03:52

This depends on the age of the person. An adult can live without his/her parent especially when in the working class. The problem is when the person involved here is an infant or teenager who cannot support himself/herself. Life can be unbearable.

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Post by Atabon Della » 25 Aug 2017, 12:13

I don't know exactly what it will be without my parent but one thing I know for sure is that I will continue to live even if they are gone. We all won't die the same time so what's obvious is that at one point or the other, I will have to face life without them and vice versa for them if I leave first. I think that without them, I would have a hard time adjusting but will eventually be better by support from siblings and other family members.

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Post by AgentJay » 28 Aug 2017, 16:15

That's an interesting question as only a few days back I started wondering the same and there was a jolt of panic went up my spine.

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Post by Shelle » 28 Aug 2017, 17:14

It would definitely be harder and more painful, but yes, I could live without my parents. My husband lost her father 11 years ago and misses him often. My husband would have loved his dad to know our children and have 11 more years of memories with him, but that didn't happen. He still has a rich a full life.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 00:54

Jaime Lync wrote:I just traveled out to do my bachelors and I'm living in a dorm on campus. I can't ask my parents to stop their lives and travel with me. I have to live without them but I sure will miss them.
ohh I can feel that . I also lived away from home when I was just a kid
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 29 Aug 2017, 11:11

akeseh wrote:This depends on the age of the person. An adult can live without his/her parent especially when in the working class. The problem is when the person involved here is an infant or teenager who cannot support himself/herself. Life can be unbearable.
I agree but I believe the question is directed to us readers who are mostly from young adult to adult.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 17:16

AgentJay wrote:That's an interesting question as only a few days back I started wondering the same and there was a jolt of panic went up my spine.
yes I know one would never think about life without parents
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