My husband and I suffer a semi-estrangement from one of our daughters...
Our daughter seems content to have little contact with us... Both of my children live far away and are busy with their own lives.
Weiner’s sexting relationship with the underage girl was first revealed by Daily last September, and immediately prompted a federal investigation.
The former congressman has shown a 'dangerous level of denial' and 'lack of self-control' that could put other teenagers at risk, prosecutors said Wednesday.'Although the defendant's self-destructive path from United States Congressman to felon is indisputably sad, his crime is serious and his demonstrated need for deterrence is real,' said the memo filed by prosecutors with the U. District Court for the Southern District of New York.'The non-custodial sentence that Weiner proposes is simply inadequate; his crime deserves time in prison.'The 11-page document comes days before Weiner is sentenced for sexting the girl, who has not been named but has agreed to have her face show.
Still others may be stuck in the child role -- on the receiving end of parental giving -- and haven't developed the empathy and skills to be givers as well as takers. For others, very happy to take from their parents and not at all inclined to give of themselves, may make themselves invisible to their parents until they need something. And the comments continue to come in: I cry as I read the posts.... This blog covers concerns you may have about emotional issues, health, sexuality, marriage, love relationships, parenting, retirement planning and more. Kathy Mc Coy Official Website: anguish is palpable in the comments to my post about parents and adult children "Finding The Balance." Even though I wrote the post a year and a half ago, it is still by far -- every day -- the most read post I've ever written.And there are many young adults who equate independence and freedom with being an adult and frequent contact with parents as reverting to childhood and so they stay away, not realizing that to be fully adult is to feel the freedom to be on one's own, to care about parents and family, to embrace both adult responsibilities and the joys they may associate with childhood. One of the major tasks of early marriage is to create a sense of family with each other and with extended families.All too often, young spouses come into a marriage with conflicting ideas about what that means.