» The Empty Nest: Opportunity or Crisis? – Psych Central

See on Scoop.itCounselling and Mental Health

Feelings of loss and anxiety about change when the last child leaves home are normal. But it often has been pathologized in popular culture as a disorder,

marsdentherapy‘s insight:

The last child leaving home might be a boundary experience, an existential crisis leading to emotional growth or despair. Their return three years later with a beard and a bad attitude may also be a crisis! Brief guide to the Empty Nest Syndrome.

See on psychcentral.com

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