Empty nest syndrome has various levels


 Last week, for the first time in three months, I saw my son, Price.
We picked him up on Wednesday at the Amtrak station in Merced. He’s been living at the University of San Francisco where, after spending his freshman year in front of a computer at our house, he is finally “on his own.”
The one thing I have noticed over the past several months is how many people have knowledge of “empty nest syndrome.”
For those who don’t know, that syndrome strikes when your child leaves the nest and goe...

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