I can well appreciate your response to my article on parents who are abandoned by their children. Certainly people who were abused in childhood ought not be judged or pressured to reunite with their parents unless they are internally lead to do so. Some abused people actually may lessen their damage by trying to reconnect with parents. My intention in the article was to specifically address parents who were not abusive to their children who nevetherless get rejected today by their adult children. The example at the start illustrates this intent. Although I tried I could have been more clear in that intention. All of us at The Phoenix Spirit work hard to learn from our readers. Your letter is a step in that direction. Hopefully we learn from each other.
Respectfully, John H. Driggs
Last Updated on July 23, 2015