Bullsh*t To The “Experts” On Adult Child Estrangement Tips

There's a lot of articles out in Cyberland, written by so-called "experts" about estranged adult children and how to deal with them.  Most of them are centred around the idea of the parent taking blame for the estrangement even if those parents have no clue as to what they did that could have caused it... Continue Reading →

How Do I Stop Being So Nice

That’s an EXCELLENT question. I struggle with that myself too more than I care to think about. Often we think that if we are “nice” to others, others will treat us with kindness in return. Or, we may feel that if we are nice, others will like or love us more. It’s the old “do... Continue Reading →

Life Teaches Us Lessons Whether We Want Them or Not

There's no one walking this planet who hasn't fallen upon hard times, lost people they loved or cared about, taken ill, had emotional issues or whatever else one can add into the mix.  No matter what we all would love to think, no one can escape these things.  It doesn't matter how much money we... Continue Reading →

Making Poor Choices For Too Long Makes You Appear Stupid

My home was always a revolving door for the neighbourhood children.  One was coming as one was leaving until I couldn't keep my eyes open for one more second in a day.  My grocery shopping bill every week, reminded me of a cafeteria for children with juices, treats and wholesome foods that I'd feed every... Continue Reading →

How To Know If You Need New Friends

Are you feeling that something's not right in your friendship? Feeling down about no one calling you back? Getting a gut wrenching feeling that you've been used? How to know if you need new friends.  Friends are people who should compliment our lives.  They add something to it and make us feel good about who... Continue Reading →

For The Adult Child Who Neglects, Abuses Or Is Estranged From Their Parents

A lot of adult children will balk at what is said here because it's not what you feel or think or have been trained to think or feel.  That's ok.  You may have been literally trained into believing that you have the upper hand by either your parents or someone else.  For the most part,... Continue Reading →

Be A Little More Selfish

"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 →

You Don’t Matter

  1) You cannot make people care about you who don't care 2) When you don't matter, you don't matter. You can't change that fact. 3) Being caring, kind and nice to others doesn't necessarily get anywhere good. 4) The care, concern and effort you put into others will likely not be returned. Lesson learned... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Mother’s Or Father’s Day When Your Only Child Is Estranged From You

Mother's Day has passed and Father's Day is upon us but, what do you do if your only child has estranged herself from both of their parents?  Do you forget the day, treating it as any other day or, do you embrace the fact that you did all that you could as a parent and... Continue Reading →

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