“You are not your emotions.” Well you are, but you are not only your emotions. And you can choose not to be controlled by your emotions.
Life is made up of micro and macro decisions, and their consequences.
I chose to move back to the US, and now I am grappling with the reality of that decision, amongst other things. It has made life easier in some respects, and harder in others. Do I regret it? No. Will we be here forever? Magic eight ball says 🎱 “Concentrate and ask again”.