BY PAT HANSON Does the renewal of friendly relations seem impossible in your family? Do you think your estranged daughter and/or son-in-law with their complicated psychological problems will never change?
Are ghosts from your past haunting you? BY PAT HANSON, PH.D. Because it offers an excuse to put on a mask, dress up anyway I’d like, and play pretend, I
BY PAT HANSON PH.D. Unfortunately, grandparents don’t have automatic legal rights to see their grandchildren. In some states, grandparents can petition the court for visitation, but the standard for determining
By Pat Hanson, Author of Invisible Grandparent What is your legacy? We all pass on tangible and intangible legacies. They go far beyond ‘inheritances,’ i.e. money, stocks, or property to
Struggling with estrangement? Try radical forgiveness for fractured relationships BY PAT HANSON, PH.D. Do you harbor a grievance or hold on to toxic energy about people, places, and institutions that
By Pat Hanson, Ph.D. As we invisible, estranged or alienated, grandparents face the holidays, ghosts of emptiness, insecurities about our own parenting, and past anger or confusion about unresolved issues
BY PAT HANSON, PH.D. An Invisible Grandparent is anyone unable to participate fully in the lives of their children’s children. For 9 years, I have been kept from seeing my