Your young adult child is not just spending less time at home, but may be moving out permanently. While you grief over the "loss", the empty nest stage can be one of great personal growth and satisfaction.
Continue to lend support to your young adult child as they maintain sexual integrity despite the onslaught of peer norms and culture influence.
With the children out of the house, this is the optimal time to rekindle the honeymoon romance! Be intentional in rediscovering the value of touching, listening and walking together. This is also the time to take long holidays with no children in tow!