A family therapist offers advice on navigating the range of emotions parents of college freshmen can feel that first fall
It’s the best of times and the worst of times: You just became an empty nester.
When a child leaves for college, parents have the happiness of seeing their son or daughter mature and start off on an independent life. They also miss constant connection, fret about their child’s well-being, and worry about the way the relationship may change.
Esther Boykin, a licensed marriage and family therapist in Washington, D.C., says...