My oldest is leaving for college in about a month and even though I've been counseling for this since about January I'm really having a hard time with this -- she is the first person I met who was a birth relative and we've had a special connection. Have any of you other adoptees who have grown children struggled with separation issues when your kids leave home? I know it's normal for any parent to struggle with this -- I think this is underneath a lot of the anxiety and depression I've been wrestling with recently. My daughter and I have had our struggles, as most of us do with our kids as they get older, but for the most part we get along really well. Just thought I'd ask
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