This post is based upon a survey ‘Hidden Voices. Family estrangement in adulthood’(2015) and if you missed part one, you can read it here. It explains what estrangement is and it gives facts and figures about it. I discuss abuse in today's post, if that is something you don’t want to read about (now), you’re … Continue reading Lets talk stigma – How do people experience family relationship breakdown?
Why would I write about estrangement in adulthood? Because I’m shedding a brighter light on my life throughout this blog. I wrote about gaslighting, which is a form of emotional abuse earlier. Way before that I wrote many posts on depression and burnout. One of the factors adding to my depression is the estrangement from … Continue reading Hidden voices – Family estrangement in adulthood.
Blood is thicker than water. Isn’t that what is said meaning that family should come first? Or maybe it means that blood shed in battle together forms the strongest bond but that is besides the question of today’s post. What are our cultural views when a family member chooses to cut contact? What if it … Continue reading Mothers & daughters – Is going no-contact the last taboo?