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Tips for Adjusting to the Empty Nest

“My only child is in her first year of college and, even though I’ve always worked and she’s been ‘on her own’ for years now, I really miss her. I can hardly wait for parents’ weekend.” This is a commment from one of our readers who read yesterday’s post about the empty nest. Do you associate the empty nest primarily with children leaving for college? For some parents, the greatest feelings of loss occur when their adult children get married. The changes during this transition can be dramatic and traumatic … Continue reading

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