Being untethered, to many people, is a positive. No ball. No chain. Nothing to constrain you. To others, it connotes the feeling of being adrift, perhaps out of control.
For me, it just represents where I am in my life.
The effect of loss in one’s life can often be mitigated by one’s other distractions – wife, husband, children or passions. Unless of course the thing that has been lost was all of those things.
New interests are being cultivated. I’m working out like a fiend. I’m not, however, throwing myself into work. My biggest challenge is that the place that is supposed to provide me with the most comfort is doing exactly the opposite.
These are the challenges that we face in life.