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Three years ago, Carol-Ann Hamilton was at her wit’s end. Her mother, plagued by growing mental and other challenges, had passed away. Now, she was forced to deal withRead More
My curiosity is peaked.
What did you think and feel about the idea of LOVING ACTION to survive even the most Un-cope-able Parent? Was it too simplistic? Perhaps it was – at first blush.
Remember, though, when all else fails, the most evident and untried strategiesRead More
When he suspected the post office, I was confirmed in my suspicions about hisRead More
As mentioned, you will need to draw upon your finely-honed powers of observation – listening, noticing and picking up on verbal or non-verbal cues.
Some days, it feels like your parents could pull the wool over your eyes if you let down your guard for even a moment. Rest assured! You’ll be able to spot their ruses from a mile away!Read More
Whether you did or didn’t, I’m here with some unfortunate news… Oh great, you’re muttering. Isn’t there already enough to contend with regarding the impossible duo?
I know! Yet, no matter how abhorrent it feels to intervene in the best interests of one or both parents, I’m here to say you’ll regrettably need to. In a way, we’re back to Advocate but adding to the mix the next aspect of ACTION – namely, Initiate.Read More
Was this difficult on some level, because you continue to refuse that you could’ve possibly chosen that pair! Or, did you locate some ease and grace in adopting a less attached opinion?
Either way, I don’t mind admitting mine was a bitter struggle within for a long period until I arrived at a different perspective.Read More
…flunking the driving exam…
Forgive me for being a bit naughty by leaving you in suspended animation!
How did I come up with this explanation? Too many phone calls leading up to “The Big Day” had been devoted Read More
Are you ready for your next ACTION-oriented Key to Coping? I anticipate your answer is yes, as one can never have too many strategies for dealing with Un-cope-able Parents!
Let me start by asking you this:Read More
Are you ready for the first letter within the acronym ACTION? It stands for Advocate.
What definition comes to mind when you think of that term? As a verb, you likely summon the idea of defending. As a noun, you conjure a person who supports or pleads in favor of another.
True. Yet,Read More