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.
I really don't like to categorize everyone because people are different. Circumstances are different but, in the case of an adult estranging from their parents, short of true abuse (physical, mental or emotional) there are few reasons for anyone to find the need to distance themselves from someone else. Yes, I know that it's considered... Continue Reading →
I've been on both sides of the coin in every conceivable way imaginable. As a child, I saw both love and abuse. Being a parent, meant that I gave up a lot in order to be a parent while still wrestling with my own past demons as well as trying to change how I parented,... Continue Reading →
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 →
Are we being "protected to death" or are governments getting richer? Everyone knows that it's a no-no to smoke tobacco and yet, while Canada and many of the U.S. states are or have already put into place, No Smoking Regulations in nearly every conceivable public venue, many are also legalizing the use of marijuana. While... Continue Reading →
There are a plethora of pieces written about artificial sweeteners on the net. A lot of them will cite "studies", most of them being small in nature whether for or against the little packets or spoonfuls or tablets that we tend to put into our coffees, teas or even guzzle by the can or bottle.... Continue Reading →