Covid-19 with its issues, fears etc., protests and riots every night for George Floyd, my nephew having surgery alone, my car breaking down and needing another used one on financing because we couldn’t afford it, the sewers backing up into our basement (more stuff gone), water pipes bursting and a lot of electronics gone, secondaryContinue reading “Words Mean Nothing: Why It May Be Time To Quit Trying”
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”
If mothers didn’t exist, there wouldn’t be any one of us on this planet. Did anyone get that point? If fathers didn’t exist, there could be as many women in the world as one wanted but, without sperm there would be no human life. How grateful is one for the idea that all mothers aren’tContinue reading “Estrangement Reasons: Are You Giving Your Kids Too Much”
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.
I’ve been making a huge mistake. I’m big enough to admit that I now get it and have been wrong all along. Adult Children Need To Estrange Themselves from their parents and here’s why and how to do it. Find something that you have a qualm about with your parent even if it’s not abuse.Continue reading “Why And How To Estrange From Your Parents”
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”