I feel like we all as parents, need to be "Norma Rae". Where's my table to stand upon and shout out to all that we need to stand up and scream out that we've had enough of bull? That's what this is all about, pure bull. For few adults in this life, there's little reason... Continue Reading →
As long as you know that there was no true abuse or neglect, what substantial reasons do adults have for estranging themselves from parents, siblings, families or such? Have you asked yourself that question? It may not be easy to see that many adults who have estranged themselves as well as anyone else who wants... Continue Reading →
Pointing fingers never works but being a cushion for everything doesn't work either When your adult child estranges from you without any explanation or one that is so far fetched that a parent has to scratch their heads in confusion, there's often someone or several who have created that situation in their minds that don't... Continue Reading →
When you walk away from someone or many people, you're walking away for possibly ever. Remember that what matters now to you may not be the same down the road. Things change as do people. Life goes on with or without you no matter how powerful you may think that you are at the moment... Continue Reading →
It's tiresome when one keeps getting comments on old pieces that are not publishable and have written that a writer is no longer going to accept, read, publish or respond to comments concerning a certain topic. What's even harder to accept are those who comment anyway and expect that it's going to make some difference... Continue Reading →
Wondering why your adult has estranged from you is like wondering why the sky isn't purple polka dotted. One cannot use rational thinking to deal with irrationality.
When you no longer serve a purpose to someone, you walk alone. Words from Actress, Shirley MacLaine that prove that people take what they want but, walk away when it doesn't suit them or their needs nor, expectations. Sad. Estrangement is a form of taking and walking away in a lot of cases. I have... Continue Reading →