Empty Nesters Face Home Alone

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It's late August and flocks of future college freshmen have begun their migration to campuses around the country. For parents left at home, it can also be a stressful and sad time. But recent studies suggest that an empty nest can boost parents' relationships with each other. Whether you're a mom or dad, we want to hear from you: How are you coping now that the kids have left home for college or a first job?

Guests:

Dr. Joshua Coleman, Co-chair of the Council on Contemporary Families; author of "When Parents Hurt: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don't Get Along"

Madeline Levine, psychologist; author of "Teach Your Children Well"

Christie Mellor, author "Fun Without Dick and Jane: A Guide to Your Delightfully Empty Nest"

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