Aug 09, · Raising a generation of angry young adults By The sentiment reminded me of a comment one reader sent in about my post on the new book “How to Raise Your Adult Children,” by Gail Parent. Apr 04, · A positive parent-child interaction appeared to “mitigate the effects” of a negative one no matter which adult child caused the initial parental upset on a .
I have seen her push and punch him, and while he often laughs it off or excuses her behavior by saying he "instigates" (i.e., he teases her until she verbally or physically responds back), it is extremely disturbing to see this in an adult. Also, on a recent visit to my parents' house with my husband, my sister became angry at me and began. Apr 23, · I find it especially interesting to read the comments from young adults that have chosen to go "no contact" with a parent or parents. At this time I would like to share some general observations I have formulated over time about the entire subject of parent-adult child estrangement. 1.
Nov 05, · In fact, the healthy communication of your full range of emotions—including anger—can be a critical part of your difficult young adult’s healing process. But for parents who habitually smother, ignore or redirect feelings of anger, even detecting feelings of anger . Aug 10, · Editor's Note: This article is fifth in a 6-part series on how parents can stop enabling unhealthy behaviors in their adult children. Read Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV.
We believe that a new therapeutic frame to respond to adult children’s anger at their parents may be more beneficial in the long run—to the adult child, the parent, and the grandchildren. The same new frame is needed for those of us, clients or not, who hold firmly to the notion that parents are to blame for many psychological difficulties.