When someone estranges themselves from others when there's no abuse or neglect, it's often because their histories have been re-written or someone else is behind it all. Parents are not the ones to blame in these cases.
A "revolution" doesn't mean that there's a physical march, protest or anything that we can think of that used to be a method. It can mean that people from all over the world, get the word out to one another as well as to professionals of all sorts, not simply medical health professionals. Society needs... Continue Reading →
Why parents now need to speak up against their adult children's estrangement.
Estranging parents is a trend that is growing. The pain for the parent is unreal. There are a lot of theories that run throughout the literature and videos on why it is that adult children seem more willing to judge their parents than ever but, one thing sticks out more than anything else. That is... Continue Reading →
Love Yourself First! "Awwwwwww". That's about the extent of the opinions and feedback that many people will give you, even so-called friends. Give them 10 minutes though and they'll pile on their issues like a fire takes over a room full of old, dry paper. I recently called someone I thought was a friend. After... Continue Reading →
Though most of my life has been a whirlwind of rather upsetting events, lately things have taken a down turn further. I feel as though I am drowning though I have little choice over matters that are causing me to feel this way. In fact, there are few choices since most of the issues are... Continue Reading →
Have you ever looked back at old journals and realized that you were saying the same things then that you are now but, had felt that it was all new revelations? I was recently going through stacks of old journals that I had kept, about to write in the latest one and get rid of... Continue Reading →
AUDIO VERSION: (For those who prefer to listen. Transcript below but, may differ ever so slightly from Audio version) First of all, let it be said that under NO circumstances am I saying that Adoption issues are the same as Child Estrangement issues. They are 2 different animals. One child has no choice while the... Continue Reading →
We were out for dinner with friends. It was my husband's birthday. We'd had a great time all night. Then, hit the moment where my friend and I began a real conversation about a topic that I find hard to deal with. Our daughter. "She didn't even text her father a Happy Birthday," I said... Continue Reading →