In case you missed it, this article by Susan Bonifant from the Washington Post about the Empty Nest marriage is honest, real, and asks all the hard questions. Whether or not you are happily looking forward to the next stage with your spouse, or whether you have just been staying together for the kids, you will want to read this, we promise.
“…one January afternoon, seven months before our last child was to leave for college, my husband asked the most difficult question empty-nesters can face:
‘Will we stay together?’
I half-expected it. There had been too many misunderstandings and too much distance for one of us not to ask.
‘And don’t say ‘yes,’ just because we like the holidays,’ he said.”
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