The first relationship a child has is to its mother, this is a simple, physical fact of life. That relationship persists, in some form, until one or the other dies. The parent/child bond is highly complex across the animal kingdom, and humans are not an outlier. From birth to childhood to teen-age to young-adulthood, our relationship with Mom and Dad (or whatever our parental makeup may be) changes dramatically. Entrance into college is a major shift within that continuum, as it entails a semi-permanent physical separation during a time of drastic psychological development - especially in the case of Hopkins students. Our generation faces the novel case of constant interaction through telecom media, which preserves some of the aspects of the previously "normal" relationship.