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 →
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 →
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 few... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →