Ten Lessons My Father Taught Me About Being the Parent of Adult Children

Because he knew he had to let us find our own way in life

Ruby Lee
Crow’s Feet
Published in
5 min readDec 16, 2021

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Me and my dad a long, long time ago. Photo courtesy of the author.

Sometimes I wonder what my father thought as he walked me down the aisle at my first wedding.

Did he know that my marriage was doomed? Did he have reservations about my first husband?

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Ruby Lee
Crow’s Feet

Mother, Wife, Teacher, Librarian, Teller of Stories. Author of The Marriage Wars by Leeanne Beasley Berry. Top Writer in Parenting, This Happened to Me, Humor