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empty nest syndrome

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A feeling of depression experienced by some parents after their children have grown and left home.
A popular term for the constellation of symptoms described in middle-aged women whose children have left home (the ‘nest’)—e.g., for college/university, career, marriage

empty nest syndrome

Psychology A popular term for the understudied constellation of Sx described in middle-aged ♀ whose children have left home/the 'nest' for college/university, career, marriage Clinical Depression, loss of self-esteem, loneliness, as mom has lost her principle raison d'etre–ie, raising children, who no longer depend on her for their needs
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Finally, when an empty nester decides to build a dream home, he or she needs to consider its location.
Although he didn't resort to taking on either of these new responsibilities, one full year since both his daughter, Ruby, 23, and son, Evan, 19, have been gone, he says that joining the ranks of Alaska's empty nesters has not been easy.
Del Webb Baby Boomer Survey: Empty nesters enjoy newfound freedom and prefer kids don't move back home
Gladiator GarageWorks, the leader in garage organization, encourages this generation of empty nesters to breathe new life into the garage by making extra space for items children have left behind or by creating a practical space to pursue hobbies.
Empty nesters or consumers in any phase of life are encouraged to enter the fourth of five prize drawings.
com, the social network for spirited adults lovin' life on the flip side of 50, has created an online resource area within its site, to help and connect empty nesters with experts, community groups and member stories ( http://community.
In preparation for Celebrate Empty Nester Month, we fielded a new survey(1) offering insight into the both the practical and emotional adjustments empty nesters make in downsizing to a smaller household.
As the only major builder focused primarily on the luxury market, we attribute our string of record years to our nationwide expansion, the increasing numbers of affluent baby boomers entering their peak move-up home buying years and the growing number of boomers now entering their fifties who are starting to drive the luxury empty nester market.
One in three (33%) empty nesters said they have money left over at the end of each month to put into savings, making them the most likely group to do so.
Empty nesters are feeling more positive about their personal finances than younger generations, who have greater concerns about the employment market and saving for the future.
Almost half (44%) of full nesters surveyed said their current focus was on providing for their family, compared with less 23% of empty nesters.
Once the downtown transformation initiatives are further along, I would expect more empty nesters will consider downtown Rockford when they're ready to downsize," Scott said.