Healing the Empty Nester’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents After the Kids Move Out, Go Off to College, or Start Taking Flight


You’ve spent most of your adult life focused on the care and raising of your children…and now they’re leaving. For you and for them, this major transition is often challenging in many ways. You may feel surprised at the power of your grief — a confusing mixture of sadness, hope, fear, excitement, and other emotions all at once.

This book helps parents understand their normal and necessary empty nesters grief. The 100 practical tips and activities are designed to help you acknowledge and express your feelings of loss, foster love and respect, and, over time, find ways to re-install your life with meaning. Advice is also offered for nurturing a marriage or partnership through this challenging time.

Additional Information

Weight.4 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 5.5 × .25 in
Weight.4 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 5.5 × .25 in

ISBN: 978-1-61722-250-4

Author: Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Product Type: Softcover

Number of Pages: 128

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