It's been a while since I've actually written a blog entry. Apart from being busy building a startup company, I was also grieving the loss of my mother and my fur baby Catherine.
Getting Estranged from FamilyAt one point in our life, we get estranged from a family member. According to a poll, thirty percent of women have been estranged from their moms. You might wonder how on earth can someone cut off their parent/parents from their lives?
Coming from a Filipino family where children have a tight bond with their parents, what could have gone wrong? It is hard to say exactly what went wrong. The destruction of the parent-child bond was a persistent source of melancholy, a feeling of incompleteness that weighed down the soul.
After a series of unfortunate events during my childhood, I decided to limit my parent's access to my life. They were the parents I once seemed to adore. My family used to be my source of comfort and security. Since my parents separated, I lost that sense of security and we all parted ways.