’empty nest’ without a syndrome?

A common term presides to describe our feelings when our child leaves home.  The go to  phrase ’empty nest syndrome’ falls readily from the sympathetic, knowing nod. It makes sense,  but does it fit for all? A social descriptor, rather than a clinical diagnosis, ’empty nest syndrome’ is commonly associated with feelings of sadness, loneliness or emotional stress at finding oneself childless in the home, … Continue reading ’empty nest’ without a syndrome?

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How is it for you? Share your story

How’s life since hitting mid-age, and finding the kids grown and going, going, gone?  Share here. What does ’empty nest syndrome’ mean to you?  Are you kicking up your heels or floating in grief and loneliness?  Whatever your experience, it’s all legitimate, normal and happening to someone else, somewhere. Share your story here, it might be just what you need 🙂 My story   Continue reading How is it for you? Share your story