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’reContinue reading “Why Estrangement Doesn’t Mean “The End””
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.
Estrangement is a form of taking and walking away in a lot of cases. I have an adult estranged child and I’ve been trying to fill her void with those who I have had in my life. I’ve met with brick walls and, it’s hit me like a bucket of cold water that no oneContinue reading “Why Estrangement Is A Form of Taking”
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.
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 needsContinue reading “What A Revolution Doesn’t Need Or Mean”
Why parents now need to speak up against their adult children’s estrangement.
So you’re mourning the estrangement or loss of your child or children and you want them back into your life more than anything else that you can think of, right? Let me ask you something as we go. Is the child or children that he/she/they is or are now, the same child that you raisedContinue reading “I Want What I Want NOW”
We can’t stand our daughter’s partner/boyfriend…whatever they love to call each other nowadays and, she therefore can’t stand us. Let’s back the horses up here for a moment. It’s not that we set out to dislike this guy. We didn’t try to find fault in him in any way. As a matter of fact, asContinue reading “Estranged Adult Children’s Choices May Never Be Able To Be Undone”