As long as you know that there was no true abuse or neglect, what substantial reasons do adults have for estranging themselves from parents, siblings, families or such? Have you asked yourself that question? It may not be easy to see that many adults who have estranged themselves as well as anyone else who wants... Continue Reading →
Pointing fingers never works but being a cushion for everything doesn't work either When your adult child estranges from you without any explanation or one that is so far fetched that a parent has to scratch their heads in confusion, there's often someone or several who have created that situation in their minds that don't... Continue Reading →
I'm also ready for my close-up Mr. DeVille! Blake: "If I sit with a psychedelic drug in my hands and body every day, all day long, do I get to tell someone else that they can't drink alcohol? Do I have the right to tell other people that they have to put up with my... Continue Reading →
Wondering why your adult has estranged from you is like wondering why the sky isn't purple polka dotted. One cannot use rational thinking to deal with irrationality.
When you no longer serve a purpose to someone, you walk alone. Words from Actress, Shirley MacLaine that prove that people take what they want but, walk away when it doesn't suit them or their needs nor, expectations. Sad. Estrangement is a form of taking and walking away in a lot of cases. I have... Continue Reading →
Are you choosing to remain a victim of your adult child's or children's choice to estrange themselves from you? What you can do about it.
Humorous look at estranged adult children, why they do it, what parents did and parenting an estranged adult child.
Parable:There was a woman who found a snake by the side of the road, half dead. Not being able to pass by something alive and allow it to die, she picked the snake up, took it home and nursed it lovingly back to health. One day while gardening, the woman had carried the snake out,... Continue Reading →