Moving Out For The First Time: What to ExpectWhat role do your parents play in your life? Are you dependent on their advice and judgement or are you desperate to escape and gain independance? Discover how moving out is an essential part of life and the smoothest way to do so, sign by sign.
The parent-child relationship is complex and particular, and each relationship is unique. The relationship you maintain with your mother or father lays the foundation for your personality traits and the way you lead the rest of your life. Leaving the nest can have a real sense of relief for some people whilst for others they hate the seperation stage and are constanly ringing home and missing their loved ones.
Are you’re the kind of person who can’t pass a week without news and aren't used to making decisions without the guidance of your parents? If so you may have a hard time leaving the nest.
Leaving the nest is a positive thing...
Never forget that a young child is a grown up in the making, and that learning independence is a key step in their education. It is through leaving the nest that they will learn to manage by themselves. It may be scary at the time (for both the parents and the child) but don't forget it's a natural part of life! It means you child is becoming an adult and is moving into the next phase of their life in a healthy and mature way.
Best way to leave the nest, according to your sign
Click on your sign and discover whether or not you’re having trouble cutting the ties, and read our advice in order to succeed in doing so! If you’re curious, you can also click on your child or friend's sign to see how they'll cope...
Leaving the nest is not easy for an Aries as you're naturally one of the more childish signs! Moving out is a challenge and when you can’t depend on the support your family, you'll do all you can to remind yourself of home. You sometimes risk behaving like a spoiled child! To get away from home effectively, you should make an effort with new friends, whether they’re just friends or something that could develop into something more. Falling in love will help your transition period but don't force it, if you find someone you like - great! But if not don't worry about it!
You’re very attached to the image of a nurturing mother, one who helped you grow and made you into who you are today! You stay very close to your roots and it’s sometimes difficult for you to cope with the distance. It will take you some time, but you’ll settle into the new routine when you’re ready! You often find comfort in food, particuarly the meals your mother made you, so learn how to cook or bake them on your own.
You've been desperate to gain independance since you reached adolescence, you're very self-assured and mature even if you do have a childish side that loves to play silly games. Play some board games, video games, or take part in theater… for you, these activities remind you of your childhood, they'll help you with the transition of moving away from home.
Cancer, you’re never going break away from home! You’re a baby at heart and love to have the support of your mother at all times! If she lives far away, you often call her, confide in her, and you love to look for sympathy in her… In order to sucessfully move out, you should choose a partner or group of friends with protective, nurturing traits, but avoid treating them like a second mother.
Moving out isn’t difficult for you. Your sense of responsibility and obligation keep you from clinging on to your mother's side for too long, but you prove your love to her by regularly giving her gifts and showing her attention.If you’ve ever felt that you aren’t appreciated by your parents it could torment you later in life and will make you very dependent on your family because you'll want to earn their recognition.
You cut the cord as early as possible because, for you, it is necessary to learn how to be independant, even if that means putting your feelings and emotions aside. The transition to feeling this way will happen without you noticing, and because of it, later in life you may feel you missed out on love and affection from your family.
Everything depends on the relationship that you’ve had with your parents during your childhood. If it isn’t good, you cut the ties abruptly and sharp, and you don’t go back to anything. If your relationship was fulfilling, you don’t ever come to cutting the cord completely. You’ll always require love and attention from your family, but you’ll also give a lot of yourself in order to make them happy.
One could imagine from first sight that you are very ready to move out to the point that you completely rebel against your family. You'll go through a period of feeling like you don’t need them, shouting and arguing loudly and often. Your relationship with your family is passionate, whether it’s between love or hate. Maybe you feel you want to move out to get some distance, therapy could be miraculous for you to understand these mixed emotions.
Cutting the cord is easy for you! You’re an adult before reaching the official adult age, but you like to touch base reguarly with your family and you're always there for them if they need you. For you, moving out is the next logical step. You need to make your personal ambitions become a reality, but you'll always keep a special tie with your family.
You cut the cord very early because you’re proud and want to be seen as independent! You can live a long way away from your family and not feel the need to be in regular contact but, deep down in your heart, you know you have a faithful attachment.
You have no issues cutting the cord because you feel the need to differentiate yourself from others at a very early age. Not seeing your family daily isn't an issue but you'd hate to feel out of contact. You need to communicate with your loved ones little and often, whether it’s by phone, computer or social network.
Moving out is stressful for you! You are very attached to where you come from, and you feel very secure there. The closer you are to your family, the more time you’ll spend with them, and the less chance you’ll have of moving out sucessfully. Out of sight, out of mind? That's your worry! Remember that moving out is a natural and healthy part of growing up and does not mean cutting ties with your family forever.
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