When only children of single parents leave home, the nest is really, really empty. This situation requires particular understanding and certainly is an area for fruitful ministry.
Word & World
Dahl, Carla M, and Katie Dahl. “The Really, Really Empty Nest: Single Parents Launching Only Children.” Word & World 33, no. 1 (2013): 21–29. https://luthersem.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rfh&AN=ATLA0001931058&site=ehost-live&scope=site.
Dahl, Carla M. and Dahl, Katie, "The Really, Really Empty Nest: Single Parents Launching Only Children" (2013). Faculty Publications. 66.