We don’t talk anymore: What to do when family ties are broken

Man next to a tree

Sara Dimerman in conversation with Dr. Kathy McCoy. Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • Whether or not estrangement mostly occurs between adult children and their parents, or as regularly between siblings or other family members, and why
  • How estrangement may filter from one generation to others
  • Whether or not estrangement is typically mutually agreed up or unilateral
  • How the “abandoned” person might respond to feeling hurt
  • How acceptance plays a role in coming to terms with family ties that are broken
  • Whether blood is truly thicker than water, as the saying goes
  • How breaking ties with someone in the family might be a “good” thing