Many adult children do not feel that their parents are living up to their expectations and because of this, they become resentful and disrespectful. On the other hand, situations arise where our adult children are right in voicing out their disapproval about something that we have done or have omitted to do, but this should be done with respect.In voicing out their disapproval about something their parents have done, children should be respectful. Click To Tweet
If any of your adult children have broken off contact with you and you have tried your best to rekindle the relationship with no success, accept what you cannot change even though it is a very hard thing to do. If you have been abandoned by a child or children, you have no choice but to accept that you have no power to change what is happening. Try and move on with your life by surrounding yourself with loving friends and family members. Nobody wants to live a miserable life in old age because of things we cannot change.If our adult child or children voice out their disapproval about some things going on in a loving way, listen to their complaints and engage them in a positive dialogue. Click To Tweet
But if our adult child or children voice out their disapproval about some things going on in the family in a loving way, try and listen to their complaints and engage them in a positive dialogue. Their feelings, right or wrong in your opinion, are really theirs. So listen to them and don’t enter into an argument with them. Arguing with them will make matters worse and they might at the end of the day abandon you since you are not ready to listen to them.While trying to resolve the issues that might arise with your adult children, stay true to your feelings and beliefs. Click To Tweet
I believe the best approach is to try and resolve the issues while staying true to your own feelings and what you believe in.