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Ahem..

While it is probably accurate to assert that women mothers do use all of the tactics illuminated here,

Men use the same emotional incestuous manuevers….

I speak from personal experience.

The good news is that children do grow up, many have a genuine desire to know the absent parent, and at this point, without the immediate influence of the alienating parent, one can heal old wounds and relish the opportunity to become a friend to the adult child.

I have personally had to let go of the past, come to grips with all of the time we missed together, and move forward.

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