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Learning to Cope with Estrangement: When Children “Cancel” Their Parents

An estranged father reflects on the stigma and surprising prevalence of these family rifts.

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Estrangement between parents and their adult children appears to be on the rise. Over 25 percent of Americans are currently estranged from a family member, and over 43 percent have…



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Ed Ergenzinger

Patent attorney, neuroscientist, adjunct professor, mental health advocate. 5X Top Writer: Mental Health, Health, Science, Food, & Humor.