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An Unhealthy Fear of My Kids Growing Up and Leaving the Nest

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Prior to covid, I was perfectly content with our small family of 4 (8yr daughter and 5yo son). My wife and I were busy with work, kid activities, family outings, and everything seemed to be just right. My wife has always wanted a 3rd, but I was adamant that 2 was enough for me. Finances were in order, everyone was happy, healthy, and loving life.

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