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06/20/2014 08:40 am ET Updated Jun 20, 2014

Empty Nest Syndrome Isn't Just For Moms

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By the time our last child was halfway through his first semester at college, I had blogged about the empty nest experience 11 times. On a trip into Boston one afternoon, I told my husband that even I was tired of hearing the term. He looked at me and said:

“You never see people write about what men go through. Why is that? ”

He’s right. We don’t write about that. We mothers write about us, it’s our syndrome.

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