Empty Nest or New Opportunity?
My baby is leaving home… what am I going to do now? Many parents experience a feeling of loss when the last child leaves home. Well, you are not alone. Read more here.
The Psychology of Grief
Have you or anyone you know ever experienced the loss of a pet, moved, experienced a romantic break-up, started school, graduated, lost a job, had changes to your health, retired, had any positive or negative financial changes, experienced empty nest, got married, got divorce, lost trust, experienced the loss of childhood, lost faith, and have any unmet hopes, dreams, and expectations? Read more here.
Dealing with Empty Nest Syndrome
Although not a clinical diagnosis or disorder, “empty nest syndrome” refers to the general feeling of grief or sadness that is felt by parents or primary caregivers when the object of their care (usually their children) leaves home. The syndrome arises out of the profound loss of identity and purpose that parents have when they no longer have children to care for. Read more here.
Dealing with the Divorce or Separation of Your Parents
If your parents are going through a separation or divorce, a lot of feelings may be going through you at this time and this is normal. Anxiety, fear, shock and surprise, anger and even guilt may be the feelings that are ruling your emotions right now. Read more here.