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”
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 hasContinue reading “Covid-19 Makes Kids More Powerful”
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 commentContinue reading “Are You Afraid Of Speaking Up And Out”
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”
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’reContinue reading “Why Estrangement Doesn’t Mean “The End””
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 haveContinue reading “Grey Matter Still Works During Estrangement”
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.