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It's difficult when we lose a loved one to death, but it's even more so when we are living with estrangement.

2 months ago

Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Estrangement: A Mother’s Journey

As women over 60, we stand on the precipice of a remarkable phase in life, where the relationships we’ve cultivated with our adult children deepen with each passing year. Motherhood, a journey that began with cradling newborns and comforting…

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3 months ago

How Long Will This Estrangement Last?

Estrangement, the painful act of deliberately being cut off from someone close, casts a shadow of complexity over individuals and families alike. In this journey, we explore how recent research findings and heartfelt perspectives confront…

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4 months ago

Exploring the Possibilities of Reconciliation After Estrangement

Estrangement within families is a deeply painful and complex phenomenon, often leaving both parties grappling with feelings of hurt, confusion, and loss. For those who find themselves estranged from loved ones, the question…

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5 months ago

Does Estrangement Impact Mental Health Differently in Men and Women?

Estrangement, a universal emotional and psychological phenomenon, significantly influences the well-being of individuals. In this blog post, we will delve into the complexities of estrangement, examining its unique impact on both men’s…

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6 months ago

How to Cope When Estrangement Has You Stuck

Estrangement from loved ones can be an incredibly challenging and emotionally taxing experience. Whether it’s a temporary disagreement or a prolonged separation, the pain of estrangement can leave you feeling stuck and overwhelmed…

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6 months ago

4 Self-Healing Strategies to Manage Adult Child Estrangement

The first year after it happened, I was devastated. It was Mother’s Day and both my son and daughter, then in their late 20s, were using drugs and alcohol. I waited and waited for the call. Like all day. Nothing. I remember standing in the shower that night…

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7 months ago

Navigating the Holidays with Grace When Dealing with Estrangement

As we embrace the holiday season, filled with its customary warmth and family festivities, it’s essential to recognize that this time can present unique challenges for parents and adult children navigating estrangement. If you are in this situation…

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8 months ago

Nurturing Bonds: A Guide for Parents Over 60 on Forgiveness, Boundaries, and Adult Child Estrangement

Parenthood is a journey filled with joy, challenges, and unexpected turns. One of the most heart-wrenching challenges some parents face is adult child estrangement. In this article, we’ll explore the transformative power of forgiveness…

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9 months ago

Nurturing Physical Well-Being Amidst Estrangement: A Heartfelt Guide for Parents Over 60

Estrangement from a child is a profoundly emotional and heart-wrenching experience, regardless of age. For parents over 60, the added layers of age-related concerns can make this situation even more complex…

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10 months ago

How to Deal with Estranged Adult Kids When You Did Your Best

Dealing with the estrangement of adult children, especially after putting forth your utmost effort as a parent, is undoubtedly one of life’s most heart-wrenching experiences. Being disconnected despite having dedicated years to their upbringing…

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