Downsizing side effects include, but are not limited to: a strong, drama-free circle, a more positive work environment, reciprocal and genuine relationships, less noise in your ear, and a decent career plan filled only with options that make your heart come alive.
It is hard to know what the future holds; where we will be years from now. What I do know is that the well-known saying, “Home is where the heart is,” rings truer and truer to me as each year passes.
The truth is they aren’t anti-social. They just have different priorities.
I fought my battles. I discovered myself. I learned to fill up the holes your absence burned in me. I lived. All without you.
When one place is all you’ve ever known, you become comfortable with the familiar. Fear of the unknown creeps into your thoughts and convinces you that you want to stay, succumbing to the predictable pattern of generations before you.