Family Estrangement and Bereavement


This very insightful article from the New York Times focuses on the heightened grief people in a family rift may feel when the person from whom they are estranged dies. It can lead to a kind of “complicated grief,” involving strong feelings of ambivalence. The article features insights from my book Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them. We are interested in your thoughts and reactions!

Have you reached out to an estranged family
member during this time of crisis?
We’d love to hear what motivated you and what was the outcome.
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