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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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We feel kind of guilty resigning like this, but we're empty nesters now, and we had to chose between another Election Day or visiting our youngest son in college on family weekend,'' Ann said.
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Another demand on New York's housing supply is empty nesters leaving the suburbs and opting to move to the City to benefit from the diversity and services available to seniors.
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