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 →
Humorous look at estranged adult children, why they do it, what parents did and parenting an estranged adult child.
A "revolution" doesn't mean that there's a physical march, protest or anything that we can think of that used to be a method. It can mean that people from all over the world, get the word out to one another as well as to professionals of all sorts, not simply medical health professionals. Society needs... Continue Reading →
Estranging parents is a trend that is growing. The pain for the parent is unreal. There are a lot of theories that run throughout the literature and videos on why it is that adult children seem more willing to judge their parents than ever but, one thing sticks out more than anything else. That is... Continue Reading →
AUDIO VERSION: (Transcript below for those who prefer to read instead) I remember the day that I decided to run away from home. I must have been about 4 or 5 years old or so. My little doll suitcase (meant for doll clothing) was packed with a couple of pairs of socks, under panties and... Continue Reading →
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've wrestled with this question for a good chunk of my life already but, the answer had eluded me for the most part until a few things happened that really made me take note and come to a semi-conclusion for myself and my own life. Last summer, I was planning a BBQ with friends out... Continue Reading →
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 →