Parents want to know their adult children are happy, and they want to be needed for their counsel.
Family Counseling Ministries -
Do adult children perhaps overemphasize the leaving and cleaving principle? Its true that parents must not interfere in their adult childrens decisions, but they still long to know that their adult children are happy, secure and successfuland that they are productive, effective Christians. In these three articles on parenting adult children, Dr. Dunlap urges men and women to communicate regularly with their parents. He suggests that they consult their parents for wise counsel and valuable encouragement.