Parents experience ‘middle-aged rebellion’ when children leave

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Parents experience ‘middle-aged rebellion’ when children leave

More than a third of parents in the capital increase smoking, drinking and gambling when their children leave home.

That’s according to a new study that shows parents who’s kids have flown the nest, take part in what they call a “middle-aged rebellion”.

The report shows that Londoners spend more on these vices that an other region, spending just under £400 a month -  £150 more than the national average.

John Dicey from Allen Carr Addiction Clinics who carried out the report explains more. 

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