The Journey and the Duo Behind FamQuest.Sep 16, 2023
Hello there, we're Simon and Emilie, and today we want to share the deeply personal story behind FamQuest—the workshop that has the power to transform parent-child relationships and bridge the gap between generations. It's a journey that hasn't been all sunshine and roses, but it's one that led us to the profound win-win of understanding, appreciation, mutual respect, and support.
Growing up, I always admired my dad, Simon. He was a man of vision and determination, qualities that have driven him to achieve remarkable success. However, as I entered my teen aga, our relationship faced its share of challenges. The generation gap was glaring, and it felt like we were speaking different languages.
I yearned for my independence and to have my voice heard, but often it seemed like our conversations were filled with misunderstandings and disagreements. I even doubted that my dad even loved me; there were moments when it felt like we were on different planets. Our journey was far from smooth sailing.
As a father, my love for Emilie has always been unwavering. I wanted the best for her and saw a world of potential within her. Yet, as she entered her teen age, I realized that the dynamics of our relationship were changing. The gap between our perspective grew, and communication became challenging.
I wanted to guide Emilie toward success and happiness, but sometimes my well-intentioned advice came across as imposing expectations. Our disagreements were painful, and I longed for a way to truly connect with my daughter and understand her perspective.
The Turning Point: Seeking Understanding
Amidst the struggles, we both recognized that something needed to change. We couldn't continue down a path of misunderstandings and miscommunications. Our relationship was too precious to lose. So, we embarked on a journey—a journey of understanding, respect, and connection.
We learned to listen to each other without judgment, to see the world through each other's eyes. We shared our dreams, our fears, and our aspirations openly. It wasn't always easy, and there were moments of discomfort, but those moments were worth it.
FamQuest: A Vision Realized
Through our shared experiences and our commitment to understanding one another, we realized that our journey could help others. FamQuest was born from our desire to bridge the gap between generations, to create a platform where parents and young adults could learn from our experiences and find common ground.
FamQuest is more than just a workshop; it's a journey of self-discovery, mutual respect, and the realization that every generation has its unique strengths and perspectives to offer. It's a space where families can rewrite their stories, just as we did.
In Conclusion: A Win-Win of Connection
Our journey wasn't always easy, but it led us to a profound win-win. Today, we understand and appreciate each other in ways we couldn't have imagined in the past. Our relationship is built on mutual respect and support, and it's stronger than ever.
We created FamQuest to share our journey with others, to help families like yours find their own win-win of connection. It's a workshop that has the power to transform parent-child relationships, to bridge the gap between generations, and to create a future filled with understanding and love.
Thank you for joining us on this deeply personal journey. We hope that FamQuest can help you and your family discover your own win-win of connection, just as we did.