How to Survive the Holidays When You Are Estranged from Your Child

5 tips for enjoying your holidays when you are missing your child

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

1. Look up at the ones in your life that offer you love and support every day.

2. Don’t allow your estranged child to be in control of your happiness.

3. Don’t agonize over gifts and letters for your estranged child.

4. Be gentle with yourself when you do experience grief.

5. Remember you are not alone.

You have permission to be happy.

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