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”
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””
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”
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.