Parent-adult child estrangement is essentially a communication problem.
Many unwillingly estranged parents are dismayed by what they view as a lack of communication skills in their adult children.
“If only he’d tell me what’s wrong,” they lament. Or, “Why does she have to such awful language?”
Fortunately, communication takes two. If you have any contact with your estranged adult child, you can contribute greatly to improved interactions.
Even without direct contact, anything you send in writing will have an impact on the tone of your relationship.
In this episode, Tina points out that nobody communicates in a vacuum, least of all family.
Listen to this thought-provoking episode to learn how to enjoy better communication with your adult child(ren), and others.
For practical tips on how to repair estranged relationships with adult children and their spouses or partners, see Tina’s book, Reconnecting With Your Estranged Adult Child.
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