Empty Nesting Goes Global

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I think it’s fair to say many become ‘empty nesters’ when chicks fly off for positive reasons such as attending Uni, College or to explore the wider world and that it’s usually for short prescriptive bursts. But what of other cultures and religions which demand a period of annexation from family?  The Mormon religion, for example,  requires young men from the age of 19 to leave their homes to undertake missionary work.  What a double-edged sword this must be for […] Read more »