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The Best Way to Handle a Family Estrangement

Whether your goal is to reconcile, maintain permanent distance, or something in the middle

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If you’re not estranged from a family member, the odds are decent that you know someone who is. Robust data is hard to come by, but according to one estimate, as many as 12 percent of mothers are estranged from at least one of their…




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Anna Goldfarb

Anna Goldfarb

Writes about relationships and pop psychology for The New York Times, Vice, and more. Author of “Clearly, I Didn’t Think This Through.” Lives in Philly.

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