“Being estranged from your family is like having a missing tooth. Remember when you were a kid and your tooth fell out and your tongue couldn’t leave the gap alone? 50 more words
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I am really excited to announce that I have finished my e-book, Enduring Bonds: Estrangement proofing our kids.
What’s it about?
This e-book will include readers in a personal journey of understanding and learning about how to navigate family estrangement in their family, with their children. 105 more words
It as then that I discovered we all belong to two families: our family of choice and our family of origin. My family of choice is a colorful assortment of surrogate grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends who infuse me with love, belonging, and acceptance. 271 more words
“There is a bias that runs through so much of the older literature on how human beings respond to loss … there is a tendency to under-estimate how intensely distressing and disabling loss usually is and for how long the distress and often the disablement commonly lasts.” 311 more words