Being in the middle of a global pandemic gives us all time. Actually, it gives us all loads of time to think. Perhaps, it’s too much time to think. In spite of having the best of intentions of doing things around the house, like cleaning or tossing or whatever, we come to realize 2 things.Continue reading “Estrangement, Time To Think & Less Got Done During A Pandemic”
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 hasContinue reading “Covid-19 Makes Kids More Powerful”
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 haveContinue reading “Grey Matter Still Works During Estrangement”
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.
Why parents now need to speak up against their adult children’s estrangement.
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 that adult children who have estranged themselves aren’t willing to look within themselves in orderContinue reading “Don’t Judge Others”
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”
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 saidContinue reading “Not Even A Birthday Wish From Our Child: The Estranged Adult Child”