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Parents or Kids: Who Needs the Other More?

The answer isn’t as obvious as you think.


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Visitor Comments: 7

(6) MARVIN SILVERSTEIN, November 15, 2016 5:42 PM

OPTION: proplems seek answers

How can " our " experience / knowledge help you?
> KEEP TRYING & SEEK HELP. Others may have a new answer.

(5) Anonymous, January 25, 2016 5:16 PM

Unfortunately not always true with every parent

Your video does not address the sad situation of the parent who wants nothing to do with her child (adult). What do you say to the adult child whose mother publicly states that she "hates" her daughter and spews ugly words to other relatives to try to turn them against this child? She turns her back on her grandchildren from this hated child. I don't think this is the type of parent you are referring to in your video, however, this type of family dysfunction is quite common these days and needs to be addressed. How about a video to help us rejected "children"?
Thank you.

(4) willy, January 22, 2016 3:56 PM

parent

I am 63 years old . dad died in72 mom in 87. i have a child with autism .he is the first in my family .. when Jeff was real young. on seperate occasion i talk to both my mom and grandma about it. even though their counsel was what i was going to do.i still charish their input .grandma even said G-d gave you that boy you do what you have to for him. i will always miss those moments as well as treasure them. Willy

(3) Anonymous, January 21, 2016 5:23 PM

this is talking about normal situations, not cases of emotional abuse etc. right? because in such circumstances it is unwise to "reach out" to them for advice and guidance, not after finally escaping such a thing.

Anonymous, January 22, 2016 9:42 PM

To commenter #3

I am so very sorry you were emotionally abused. I also agree with your assessment re: self care and preservation.

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