My father is homeless, and we have no relationship. I wanted to share with you 5 things I want others to know about what it's like.
Daughters of absent fathers (whether through death, divorce, or emotional neglect) often make the same mistakes, causing themselves immense anguish. By ignoring their anger, not being vulnerable, and blaming themselves, they can't move beyond their victimhood.
Strained family relationships have been shown to cause an increased number of chronic health conditions, particularly in the older family members. In this article, negative and positive family relationships are reviewed along with their outcomes.
My Aunt wanted to be cremated and have her ashes scattered in the ocean. This is a photo-illustrated account of the burial ceremony carrying out her wishes.
I helped my sister get out of Scientology when she asked for help. If you lost a family member or friend to a religious cult, my story offers a way to help them.
Bonding with stepchildren isn't easy. They have different personality traits, you haven't always known them, and they have different opinions than you. Here, I discuss how I worked at bonding with each of my fiance's kids through the last few years.
Were you the quiet, introverted child growing up? Or maybe you know such a child? This isn't necessarily a negative thing as people so often seem to think. For me, it was totally normal and was just who I was. Even today, as an adult—being introverted is still totally normal and is just who I am.
I share how I made my family history research more productive, more educational, and more fun by using commonly available GPS tools.
Maternal jealousy is a taboo topic that's rarely acknowledged, let alone discussed. While many daughters sense their mom's envy at some point, others feel it often as it strains the relationship.Their moms, threatened by their youth, beauty, and prospects, see them more as rivals than offspring.
Make the magic of Facebook groups work for you. You can find lots of help from other genealogists, create your own family groups, get photos restored or colorized by volunteers, research in history groups, and contact museums and libraries through this social media platform.
Children with a parent who has Narcissistic Personality Disorder suffer greatly and suffer in silence under the abuse that comes from this disorder.
Does your mother-in-law suck the joy out of your life and make you feel powerless? Then it's time to take your power back.