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 →
Did you raise your child to have a brain and thinking of their own? I mean, truly...do you believe that your now-adult child was raised with some sort of intelligence or are they totally reliant upon others to think for them? If you answered "YES" that you do believe that your adult offspring do have... 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.
If you've chosen to estrange yourself from your parents, family or friends, remember that one day, there may be regrets. You cannot turn back the hands of time and re-do things.
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 →
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, as... 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.
We were out for dinner with friends. It was my husband's birthday. We'd had a great time all night. Then, hit the moment where my friend and I began a real conversation about a topic that I find hard to deal with. Our daughter. "She didn't even text her father a Happy Birthday," I said... Continue Reading →