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Is There Really an Empty Nest Syndrome?

There’s a lot of controversy about whether or not the empty nest is, in fact, a syndrome. But for sure it’s one of many life transitions that can be difficult to navigate. Some parents are ambivalent and struggle with letting go emotionally. Even when your kids readily move into their independent lives away from home, you may still be concerned about how they’re managing. The popular term, helicopter parents, is widely used in the mainstream media. Do you rush in to protect, no matter how inconsequential the situation? Or sometimes … Continue reading

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