Blog posts by Anne C. Totero, MS, LMFT

Your Teen is Legal and Graduated, Now What?

There are a lot of emotions that collide when launching your young adult into the wild world. There are thousands of questions that go through your mind:

  1. Will they pay their bills?
  2. Will they do okay at college? Will they get home sick?
  3. What will they do with their free time?
  4. They’re moving to a new place, will they make friends?
  5. Will they be able to feed themselves?
  6. What if they get sick?

The “launching phase” is when parents or caregivers are helping transition their adult children into the world and adjusting to a new home environment.

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