The family is in flux, and signs of trouble are widespread. Expectations remain high. But realities are disturbing.
The Good Society, ch. 1 (1991)
However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.Robert Bellah
Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.Robert Bellah