Have you ever worked your rear off for no money, no accolades, no real accomplishment other than self-satisfaction but, you hope that at the least, your hard work will get recognized for the blood, sweat, and tears that you put into it all? I have. I think every creator has felt this hope at some... Continue Reading →
Not that this is the case for everyone who has an estranged adult child but, it happens to be a point with my own daughter's estrangement. She's made it abundantly clear that she wants drugs and rock concerts though she's nearly 36 years of age and should have been finished with this phase of her... Continue Reading →
I have been afraid of my own adult child and I have finally figured out why. In what seems like a lifetime ago now, I catered to a mother who was an alcoholic, a mean drunk. She spared no effort in putting everyone down especially, me. She tore me to shreds as a person or... Continue Reading →
We all did it as parents, or at the least, most of us did. We raised our child or children with love, care, concern and gave them everything that we could give to them in order for them to be healthy, happy, well-adjusted children and grow to be adults who have had a good start.... Continue Reading →
The parent of an Adult Estranged Child has lost a child for all intents and purposes. As grieving parents, we need love, care and understanding too for it's like a death. My child did exist and I did the work. I just thought you should know that.
The Adult Estranged Child labels their parents as "narcissists" then thinks that by estranging themselves their self-diagnosis and treatment will net them a better life. Nothing could be further from the truth.
I started off to write another celeb piece but, stopped and deleted it. It's not that I don't want to do it and I will do it next but, right now, I want to wallow in self-pity for a moment before I get back to my regularly scheduled life and blog. It was my estranged... Continue Reading →
"Generation A" was taught to take care of others and be respectful towards society in general and totality. Negativity was used to punish them if they didn't cooperate but, they often did because it was "the right thing to do". They were brought up to serve others and their needs first. "Generation B" (Generation A's... Continue Reading →
When your child has chosen to estrange themselves from your life completely, missing Mother's Days, all holidays and your birthdays go by one by one, signifying that you're aging more by the day or especially, in times of crises within yourself or your world, there's a lot of heartache and sorrow to deal with.... Continue Reading →