By GalTime Teen Expert Barbara Greenberg, Ph.D.
Who Are Those Strange People and Why Are They Taking My Daughter Away From Me?
Your kids are going off to college and it's getting to you right smack in your gut. Or maybe you just can't fall asleep at night. You were so excited when they got their college acceptance letters, but now you are feeling something entirely different.
I can relate totally. I remember when I dropped my daughter off at college and looked at those strange buildings and new people and thought, "Who are those people and why are they taking my daughter away from me?" No kidding. It felt to me like my daughter was being kidnapped and that as a good mother I should rescue her from these strange surroundings and take her back home with me. It was going to be my secret -- in only my head -- of course. I was going to return a few hours after dropping her off and rescue her. We would flee from thisRead More »from 5 Ways for a Parent to Survive the College Blues