react 6 - "The Sum of Us," is about a middle-aged...

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"The Sum of Us," is about a middle-aged man, Harry, his early twenties, Jeff, and Harry's mother. Harry's relationship with his young adult son, Jeff, is still growing as Jeff steps into adulthood. Harry has to let Jeff learn from his experiences but he also needs to maintain a "healthy" attachment with his son. In Part 2, Jeff returns home from a sweaty workout saying he is going to go take a shower. Harry replies why do you always go take a shower as I'm about to put food on the table? Jeff says I can't sit down at the table all sweaty. Harry realizes Jeff has a date tonight. Harry is let his son run he own life. He does not hover. At this point, Harry becomes interested in Jeff's dating like any normal parent. This is an example of Harry's "healthy" attachment. Harry does a great job of staying a minimal distance in Jeff's life as a parent and becomes more like a friend. Harry says Jeff is as much a friend as a son. He realizes his son is a good man and grown up. Harry is completely accepting of Jeff's
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