Too Old to Parent?
Parenting: The Sequel
The Greatest Gifts
Perhaps the most valuable contribution parents make to adult
children like Sophie is to provide optimistic reassurance. "I continue to
say that one day she will be well enough to meet men," Grace says.
"She's very attractive. I say one day she will meet a man with children who
is in search of a loving partner and loving mother for those children. She says
I am dreaming."
"But I tell her, 'We need dreams.'"