Why Is My Son So Rigid?

Dear Dr. Coleman, The most striking characteristic of our estranged 28-year-old son is that he has never been able to acknowledge any other perspective than his own, and has kept the same very rigid view about me and his father for many years. This is despite a lot of therapy. I would have thought his […]

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Estranged Parents Featured in NYT’s Article: When The Ties That Bind Unravel

Dear readers, Today’s NYT’s featured an article on parental estrangement by one of my favorite journalists, Tara Parker-Pope. The article is one of the first I’ve seen that discusses the pain of estrangement from the parent’s perspective. She interviewed several people who post here on the When Parents Hurt forum. To read the full article, […]

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