Contacting an Estranged Adult Child During the COVID-19 Crisis

NOTE: A podcast episode covering the material below is also available. Find The Reconnection Club Podcast, hosted by Tina Gilbertson, in your favorite podcast player app. If the COVID-19 pandemic has ramped up your concerns about being estranged from your adult child(ren), you have plenty of company. The question of contact during any time of estrangement …

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BONUS: Contacting Your Estranged Adult Child During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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This past week, one of our Reconnection Club members posted a very timely question in our General Discussion forum: To Reach Out Or Not? (you must be logged in to view). The member was concerned because if she does reach out, she’s violating her adult child’s request for reduced contact. But if she doesn’t, will …

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Episode 16: Sharing Important News with Your Estranged Adult Child

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One of the most common questions we get inside the Reconnection Club is whether and when to initiate contact with an estranged adult child about important news. At some point, if you’re estranged long enough, something will come up that will make you wonder, “Is it okay to contact my child about this?” It might …

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Communicating About Family Events

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At some point, if you’re estranged long enough, something will come that will make you wonder, “Is it okay to contact my child about this?” Last month I talked about birthdays, and how to “dial down” on gifts, cards, etc. This month we’ll look at how to handle weddings, graduations and other family events, as well …

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