Family Estrangement

A few weeks ago, the editors of The Scientific Parent asked me to provide advice on how to talk to children about the situation when family members are estranged from each other. Everyone has experienced this and it is often difficult for adults to understand. Imagine how difficult it is, then, for a child to understand why they can no longer se someone they love.

This post was written with these situations in mind. I am going to direct you to the Scientific Parent’s website to read it. While you’re there, why not look over some of their other articles.

Here’s mine:

How to Explain Family Estrangement to Your Child

 

One thought on “Family Estrangement

  1. My sister won’t speak to me after a bad situation after our mothers death and selfishness from both of us and her children . I had a difficult youth with substance abuse after the death of our father at a young age. We don’t speak and my niece now has a child. I feel it is best to not reach out , to protect myself from anymore pain

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