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Relationships

Ah, relationships: both the bitter and sweet of life, am I right? The category of Relationships features articles to guide you through every relationship of life — the difficult and delightful  — as well as how to navigate relationships with in-laws, grandparents, friendships, marriage, ex-spouses, kids, teens, and more. 

Fort Worth Moms publishes original, personal stories and advice from local moms, as well as relevant and fun information for those of us in the trenches of parenthood. 

Every blog post published via Fort Worth Moms — whether someone from our in-house team, a guest writer, or a sponsored writer — uses their words to reflect their own opinions, experiences, and beliefs. No singular post or collection of posts represents the opinions, beliefs, or agenda of Fort Worth Moms.

Making the boundaries can be difficult, however, enforcing those boundaries -- with pre-set consequences and all -- can be excruciating. Prepare for that, but don't be afraid of it.
I am beyond grateful my girls will have a loving relationship with their father, and that I did all that I could to make sure I chose someone who I knew would care for them fiercely, but I can also be sad and upset that I missed out on something so beautiful as well, and that's okay. 
My father was always more affectionate than my mother growing up. He offered more hugs, more laughs, and showed us that having feelings was okay.
Now that my dad has retired, I think a lot about how surprised I am at how much a relationship so foundational to my life can change, even after so much time.
We discussed the natural feelings of liking someone, handling this by choosing to sit together at lunch, or being part of group gatherings for birthdays or school events.  
Life can be hard. The struggles are real. When we meet others who are journeying through the same thing or who can guide us through, we find that we are not alone.
Moral of the story? Let's celebrate each other . . . let's tell our gal pals why we appreciate them and need them!

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