Talk to your kids about…
Failure to Launch
Although Al and Sue are anxious to have Tripp out of the house, what opposing emotions does Sue experience at his leaving? What are her concerns? What relationship challenges might couples face when their last child leaves home and they become empty nesters?
How did Sue’s pampering hamper Tripp’s motivation to leave home? What responsibilities do you think parents should give older children who still live at home?
What effects could Tripp’s sexual behavior have on his future relationship with Paula? What consequences for his actions are not shown?