Episode 129: 7 Ways Parents Waste Time During Estrangement

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Visiting websites where estranged adult children commiserate with each other…

Worrying about influences beyond your control…

Focusing exclusively on getting an emotionally distant adult child to communicate with you…

These are a few ways parents waste precious time during unwanted estrangement from adult children.

It’s understandable to want the pain to end. But in trying to end it, parents often exhaust themselves sprinting in all the wrong directions, instead of walking the path directly in front of them.

Use the player below to listen to the seven most common time-wasters Tina has noticed in working with parents of estranged adult children.

Whether your estrangement is long-standing or has only just begun, this episode is a must-listen for every parent of an estranged adult child.

(This topic is also a blog post. Read and share it here: 7 Ways to Waste Your Time When Your Adult Child Is Estranged)

For information on how to repair the parent-adult child relationship, read Tina’s book, Reconnecting With Your Estranged Adult Child.

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