039 SelfWork: The Unique Basic Needs Of Women And Men

There’s tremendous controversy about whether or not gender differences occur as a result of cultural influence or are they innate. What’s important for this podcast isn’t how they’re created, but what influence do they have on a couple’s...

5 Strategies to Deal With Empty Nest

As a therapist, I try to focus not just on concepts, but on tangibles to help people make concrete changes in their lives, no matter what issues they are facing. This goes for facing an empty nest as well. There are very specific things you can do to help yourself get...

How To Let Go of Your Kids

  By now, I have ridden many waves of transition from hands-on mom to empty nest mom, or NestAche mom, as I prefer to call it. From, “Mom, will you take us to the pool?” to, “Mom, I’m not going to be here for dinner, but can some guys come over...

Emotionally Preparing for an Empty Coop

I wish I had a nickel for every time someone had warned me against the dreaded “empty nest” during my son’s last in high school. Was I prepared?  How were my husband and I going to manage, especially given that we had only been blessed with one of the...