This article originally appeared on Musings on Motherhood and Midlife
These individuals and other only children have proven that they can be fully adjusted, socially adept and successful professionals. Willard Scott, 83, a famous television and radio personality, is also an only child. He, too, has shattered many myths associated with the only child status. Perhaps he sums it up best when he said, “As an only child, I never felt insecure and always had total love.”
Lauren Sandler is the author of the forthcoming book “One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child and the Joy of Being One.”
I have most of these cons and am I of three it isn’t necessarily about being an only.
Tracey, balance is key. If we at your daughter’s experience, she has learned to live with you and your ex-husband, then just you, and now that she’s “got that figured out” it’s time to meet someone new. This is a transitional time and I think it’s fantastic that she is able to verbalize her feelings and needs to you. It’s crucial to keep listening and validating her concerns, while also maintaining your relationship with your partner. (Easier said than done). I encourage you to join us at our next free, virtual Project Bond Office Hours on Tues, Sept. 10th at 8:00 PM EST to discuss your concerns further and “in person!” Hope to see you there!
Megan Nagley When will you guys be doing a song in Game of Thrones?