It’s not that I have all good days and am completely over it but, estrangement is much like a punishment to parents by their offspring. I’ve spent my fair time in grieving over a lost child-turned adult. She’s clearly allowing herself to espouse the unnatural and unhealthy thinking that has infected so many people outContinue reading “What Do Parents Do When Estranged From”
Being in the middle of a global pandemic gives us all time. Actually, it gives us all loads of time to think. Perhaps, it’s too much time to think. In spite of having the best of intentions of doing things around the house, like cleaning or tossing or whatever, we come to realize 2 things.Continue reading “Estrangement, Time To Think & Less Got Done During A Pandemic”
A lot of parents of estranged adults tend to be caught up in the idea that they also lose out on any grandchildren if there are any and they know of them. Reality says that when adult children make a decision to estrange themselves, without having been beaten mentally, emotionally or physically, they have alsoContinue reading “Estranged Adults Don’t Hold The Holy Grail To Parenting”
A letter to those doctors, experts, writers, so-called professionals about how you’re hurting people and why.
Are you not able to get your in-laws, parents, siblings or whomever, to do things your way or the way that you think things should be done? What about not being able to get whatever it is that you think you should be getting from others who are related to you? Here are a fewContinue reading “The Correct Way To Work On Estranging Yourself”
Adults estranging from parents are like giant temper tantrums thrown by adults. Their demands weren’t met so, they walk away. Why parents are wrestling with this idea.
I know that there’s pain and hurt behind the anger on both sides of the story and yet, I’ve been getting a flurry of comments, emails and notes from those who have estranged themselves from their parents and, or families. It’s sad to say the least to hear some of their stories as some ofContinue reading “Parents Are People Too Not Gods: Estrangement And What I’ve Learned”
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 momentContinue reading “Why Estrangement Is Not The Answer: Getting Rid Others”
By now, much of the television old world, already knows that actress, Valerie Harper of “Mary Tyler Moore” and it’s spin-off series, “Rhoda” fame has lost her battle with cancer and has died at the age of 80 years of age. It’s taken me a week or more to write about her passing because itContinue reading “Why Positive Thinking Is Not A Miracle Worker Even With Estrangement”