Parental Estrangement

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Many clients consult us concerning family problems and this particular subject is a common problem, The following article looks at the reasons for it.

Oscar Wilde once warned that children begin their lives loving their ­parents, then grow up to judge them. If so, surely there is no harsher judgment of a ­parent than to be deliberately cut out of a child’s life for ever. Parental estrangement by adult children is a national epidemic, and it’s not always the parent’s fault.

Psychologist Dr Ludwig Lowenstein believes this ­generation have been ­empowered to judge their parents. He hears from up to six parents a day, a third of them women, ­asking advice because they fear ­estrangement from their children.

There are no official statistics to show that the problem is increasing. But numerous leading ­psychologists claim it is, and online chatter ­suggests it is.

Read more here:

Children Who Break Your Heart – Huffington Post

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