"Fun Without Dick and Jane" advises parents on how to enjoy life in the empty nest. (Credit: Handout)
Q. I recently dropped my child at college and am having trouble adjusting. Do you have any suggestions?
A. "I think people are forgetting how much fun the next chapter of your life can be," says Christie Mellor of Los Angeles, author of the new book "Fun Without Dick and Jane: Your Guide to a Delightfully Empty Nest" (Chronicle Books, $14.95). She recommends having an affair -- with yourself....
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