Liza Mundy

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Sad Dads in the Empty Nest

My mother-in-law called the other day to see how I was doing. My husband and I had just taken our daughter — our firstborn — to college, renting a giant Lincoln Navigator to transport the requisite duffel bags and notebooks and drawer units and bedding and mini-fridge and Keurig. Now we were home, contemplating her room and the beloved detritus of her childhood — old snow pants, dog-eared Pendragon books, corkboard photo collages — and my mother-in-law wanted to make sure I was holding up.

“I know how hard it is,” she said, sympathetically, “on a mother.” I appreciated the gesture, but was surprised that she thought I was the only parent feeling emotional about Anna’s departure.…  Seguir leyendo »