This is a man’s world, sang James Brown more than half a decade ago.
Remember how you used to think as a teenager, “Oh, I’ll never say that to my child," or, “I’ll definitely do that differently,” immensely looking forward to being the adult. I can vividly see myself at the kitchen table, my mother practically force-feeding me broccoli. I vowed never to feed my kids that odious green vegetable. Needless to say, I made broccoli soup just the other night.
A parent-child relationship is one of the most evolving and versatile relationships we, as humans, are ever going to have.
There is no place like home. The majority of older adults would rather spend their twilight years in a familiar environment, surrounded by the people they love. It’s only natural.