Being afraid of something and not fearing anything may sound like opposite ends of the spectrum but, they're actually part of the same one. How can that be? While the entire world (or most of it) fight to level off the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have young people out on beaches, complaining that the virus has... Continue Reading →
Everyone is an individual. Circumstances are different. In other words, no 2 people are alike just as no 2 estrangements are the same. What is of an issue though are the questions of: 1. What if my adult or someone I know, know it's me reading and talking about this issue? 2. I can't comment... Continue Reading →
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 also... Continue Reading →
While growing up, I had a huge tortuous game of tug o' war over the idea that I was creative as well as having been and wanting to be a "helper". It's something like wanting to help others while creating a space for myself in a world where helping others means you're poorer unless you're... Continue Reading →
Did you raise your child to have a brain and thinking of their own? I mean, truly...do you believe that your now-adult child was raised with some sort of intelligence or are they totally reliant upon others to think for them? If you answered "YES" that you do believe that your adult offspring do have... Continue Reading →
A letter to those doctors, experts, writers, so-called professionals about how you're hurting people and why.
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 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 →
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 of... Continue Reading →