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The Estranged Heart

By The Estranged Heart
Support and community for navigating the emotional storms of parent and adult child estrangement and repairing and transforming relationships with one another in healthy and productive ways.
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EP50: I Don't Know My Kid Anymore - estrangement and evolution
In this episode, Kreed talks to those estranged parents who have estranged adult children who are members of the LGBTQ+ community. ------- PFLAG - https://pflag.org/ http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children:   https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation)
25:06
September 25, 2022
EP49: They Say We Were Abusive - but I know we gave them a GOOD life
Define abusive. Define good. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Consultation or coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children:   https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation)
35:41
September 18, 2022
EP48: Encore Episode - Collateral Damage: grandchildren and grandparents
In this encore episode, Kreed shares her experience of having once been removed from her grandchildren’s lives and her process of grief around that. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Consultation or coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children:   https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation)
34:55
September 11, 2022
EP47: Encore Episde - How Did We Get Here?
In this episode Kreed discusses the not so obvious reason for estrangement and why learning what these reasons are can help you to get closer to reconciliation. SHOW NOTES: http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Consultation or coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children:   https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation) ACE Study - https://acestoohigh.com/got-your-ace-score/ APPPAH - www.birthpsychology.com Epigenetics - https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/what-is-epigenetics-and-how-does-it-relate-to-child-development/ Brene Brown - https://brenebrown.com/about/ When The Bough Breaks podcast - http://www.wtbbpod.com/?fbclid=IwAR3qtgM3Nrs6E2_oEoyXKH61Xqo6wwCc47NcBpuKU8bp75Q7NqqgvKob6Vg Foundation for Family and Community Healing - https://familyandcommunityhealing.org/
37:45
September 04, 2022
EP46: Encore Episode - Estranged Mom & Estranged Adult Child ... I've been both.
http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Consultation or coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children:   https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation
36:55
August 28, 2022
EP45: Chasing vs. Letting Them Be
http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Consultation or coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children:   https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation
32:06
August 21, 2022
EP44: Encore Episode - Trauma & Estrangement
As one of the highest ranking episodes of The Estranged Heart podcast, perhaps you will hear new nuggets to help you on your estrangement or reconciliation path. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Consultation or coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children:   https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation)
44:06
August 14, 2022
EP43: What To Look For In A Therapist
In this episode, Kreed discusses how to find a therapist that can help you eith estrangement and or reconciliation. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Consultation or coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children:   https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation)
39:37
August 07, 2022
EP42: Announcements, Reminders & a Reading
Kreed discusses upcoming workshops and support groups. Also providing information on the coming months as TEHP closes out its first year. For those interested in any of the workshops and or support groups, please email Kreed at TheEstrangedHeart@gmail.com Reading from: There's A Hole In My Love Cup by Sven Erlandson, MDiv. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Facebook support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a  financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support    https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart Venmo: @revkreed https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere
34:26
July 31, 2022
EP41: Estrangement and Suicide
***TRIGGER WARNING*** In this episode, Kreed discusses the topic of estrangement, depression, shame and suicide. SHOW NOTES: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/suicide https://jedfoundation.org/resource/understanding-suicidal-thoughts/ https://nami.org/Home Everything I Didn’t Say by Ella Henderson   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLQAxZyJ93U&list=RDyLQAxZyJ93U&start_radio=1 Amazing Grace by Leann Rimes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iT88jBAoVIM Go Rest High On That Mountain by Vince Gill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jXrmAKBBTU http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Facebook support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support    https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart Venmo: @revkreed https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere
30:56
July 31, 2022
EP39: Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution - What did you learn? What did you teach? In this episode, Kreed discusses the various aspects of conflict and how to resolve it as it relates to estrangement. 6 Sources of Tension Between Adult Children & Parents - by Peg Streep (Psychology Today) https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/tech-support/202207/6-sources-tension-between-adult-children-and-parents Conflict Resolution Skills https://www.edmonds.edu/counseling/documents/Conflict.pdf The Reconnection Club (Tina Gilbertson, LPC), podcast episode #54 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJ2Q4g7RxAs&t=492s http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Facebook support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a  financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support Venmo: @revkreed https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere
33:25
July 10, 2022
Ep38: Your Estranged Adult Child Is NOT Your Peer
In this episode, Kreed discusses the difference in a relationship with your adult child vs a peer and why this is so important to recognize. And understand. Tina Gilbertson, psychotherapist - The Reconnection Club podcast https://www.youtube.com/c/ReconnectionClub http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Facebook support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a  financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support    https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart Venmo: @revkreed https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere
31:17
June 26, 2022
Ep37: What To Tell Others - how to talk about estrangement with family, friends, and strangers
In this episode, Kreed discusses how to talk about your estrangement experience with others. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart Venmo: @revkreed www.paypal.com/kreed https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere
36:54
June 19, 2022
EP36: I'm SO Angry
In this episode, Kreed discusses the emotion of anger in estrangement. Brene Brown / Oprah: https://www.oprah.com/own-super-soul-sunday/brene-brown-the-2-most-common-ways-we-offload-hurt-video How To Cultivate A Healthy Relationship with Anger: https://www.becomingwhoyouare.net/healthy-relationship-with-anger/ The Gifts of Anger by Karla McLaren: https://karlamclaren.com/the-gifts-of-anger/#:~:text=Anger%20sets%20your%20boundaries%20by,sense%20of%20strength%20and%20separateness. Learning to Value Your Anger by Karla McLaren: https://karlamclaren.com/learning-to-value-your-anger/ Karla McLaren - Anger: https://karlamclaren.com/tag/anger/ http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Consultation or coaching with Kreed: https://theestrangedheart-scheduler.as.me/ Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://www.anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart https://www.buymeacoffee.com/kreedrevere  (one time donation) www.paypal.me/revkreed (one time donation)
39:15
June 12, 2022
EP35: Gatekeepers
In this episode, Kreed discusses gatekeepers and the role they play or do not play in estrangement.  Never one to back down from controversy,  Kreed has a very different take on what is known as the “gatekeepers” (daughter-in-law, son-in-law) in the world of estrangement. SHOW NOTES: http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support     https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart
35:45
June 05, 2022
Ep33: How Can An Estrangement Coach Help Me?
In this episode, Kreed is interviewed by John Chao, a colleague, transformation coach and fellow podcaster regarding her work as an estrangement and reconciliation coach. 
39:32
May 29, 2022
EP32: An Estranged Mom’s Story
In this episode, Kreed shares the story of a mom who is estranged from her two adult children and has been for seven years.
35:21
May 22, 2022
EP 31: An Estranged Mom's Story
Kreed shares the story of a mother estranged from one of her four children. SHOW NOTES: http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup Financial Support of The Estranged Heart https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart Resources: ACOC (Adult Children of Alcoholics): https://americanaddictioncenters.org/blog/10-traits-of-adult-children-of-alcoholics Music: Let It Be by the Beatles: https://youtu.be/1LMSOfs10mA Haven’t Got Time for The Pain: https://youtu.be/T1suuV3MFGs Books:  * The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner  * Rules of Estrangement by Joshua Coleman  * Mindsight by Daniel Siegel  * The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel A van der Kolk  * Why Won't You Apologize by Harriet Lerner  * Loving What Is by Byron Katie  * Radical Forgiveness by Colin Tipping
32:11
May 15, 2022
EP 30: An Estranged Mom’s Story
Kreed shares the story of a mother who is estranged from two of her three children. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
32:11
May 08, 2022
Ep29: May, Moms & Mother’s Day
A discussion regarding Mother's Day and estrangement moms. www.TheEstrangedHeart.com If you are interested in learning more about relationship reconciliation & communication  coaching services with Kreed, please email: TheEstrangedHeart@gmail.com Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support  OR  https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart
24:17
May 01, 2022
Ep28: Addictions & Estrangement
"We are all addicted to something, not necessarily a substance. A way of thinking, being, racing and it comes from somewhere, so before you judge anyone: Ask not why the addiction, but why the pain.” - Dr. Gabor Mate In this episode, Kreed discusses a different perspective on addiction and navigating this through estrangement. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com Dr. Gabor Mate - physician, author, expert on addiction and childhood trauma BOOK:  In The Realm of The Hungry Ghost - by Dr. Gabor Mate https://drgabormate.com/topics/addiction/ https://www.huffpost.com/entry/gabor-mate-addiction_n_569fd18ae4b0fca5ba76415c?s284obt9= https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ys6TCO_olOc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5meU_-EnV The Best Explanation of Addiction I’ve Ever Heard – Dr. Gabor Maté https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsfDbvZ7_ Dr. Richard Schwartz - psychotherapist (PhD in marriage & family therapy) https://ifs-institute.com/resources/articles/internal-family-systems-model-outline https://www.goodtherapy.org/famous-psychologists/richard-schwartz.html Dr. Marc Lewis - deveopmental psychologist & neuroscientist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpmUzw8nlGo https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/contributors/marc-lewis-phd ACE Study https://acestoohigh.com/got-your-ace-score/ Epigenetics https://www.cdc.gov/genomics/disease/epigenetics.htm#:~:text=Epigenetics%20is%20the%20study%20of,body%20reads%20a%20DNA%20sequence Support group facilitated by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup If you wish to become a financial supporter of the podcast and Kreed's work with estranged parents & adult children: https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support  OR  https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart
27:31
April 24, 2022
Ep27: Let’s Talk About Therapists & Therapy
Are Therapists Leading The Charge for Estrangement?  In this episode, Kreed works to demystify therapy, therapists and the work done in the therapy room. Show Notes: http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/therapy/therapy-types-and-modalities https://positivepsychology.com/popular-counseling-approaches/
31:26
April 17, 2022
Ep26 - Do Our Children Owe Us Something?
In this episode Kreed asks and explores the question: Is the parent/child relationship a contract or gift or something else? Quote: "All relationships, except those that are familial, are by choice. Even the relationship from the perspective of a parent to a child is by choice yet not the other way around. Is it any wonder those relationships we have with family are so fraught with resistance and discord?" - Kreed Revere http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart https://www.ling.upenn.edu/courses/Fall_2003/ling001/language_change.html#:~:text=Types%20of%20Language%20Change,and%20morphology%20develops%20or%20decays. Reconnection Club podcast episode (Tina Gilbertson, LPC (estrangement expert) #116 - https://youtu.be/nsV-VNKDEHA
19:48
April 10, 2022
Bonus: Who Is This Kreed Person: what qualifies her to speak on estrangement?
In this bonus episode, Kreed gives you a deeper look inside the person she has become as she discusses the importance of our life story and how it impacts estrangement and reconciliation. Show Notes: http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart
36:36
April 03, 2022
Ep24 - Doormat & Boundaries
In this episode, Kreed discusses the difference in language definition and perception as well as the importance of boundaries for both estranged parents AND estranged adult children. Show Notes: http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup https://anchor.fm/theestrangedheart/support https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart
38:02
April 03, 2022
Ep23 - Guilt & Grief: coping with shoulda, coulda, wouldas
In this episode, Kreed discusses how guilt can help us with do-overs and uses the metaphor of cleaning out a closet to do this.
34:28
March 27, 2022
Ep22 - They Won’t Speak To Me
In this episode, Kreed dives into how to work towards reconciliation even if the other party is not speaking to us. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup Book - There’s A Hole In My Love Cup by Sven Erlandson, MDiv.
42:07
March 20, 2022
Ep21: When All Hope Is Lost - what to do when reconciliation is not possible
In this episode, Kreed discusses how to move forward with a life of purpose and meaning and joy even when you’ve lost hope for reconciliation. http://www.TheEstrangedHeart.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/imperfect-spirituality/201902/why-hope-matters
32:33
March 13, 2022
Ep20: Apologies & Amends Letters - are they really necessary?
In this episode Kreed discusses the highly discussed topic in the world of estrangement - apologies and making amends. Online support group hosted by Kreed: https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup Recommended Books: - There’s A Hole In My Love Cup by Sven Erlandson, MDiv - The Dark Side of the Light Chasers by Debbie Ford Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theestrangedheart Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theestrangedheart/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@theestrangedheart To support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/TheEstrangedHeart/support
43:40
March 06, 2022
Ep19: Is There Really Something Wrong With The Adult Child?
Or could there be something true and valid beneath the surface? In this episode, Kreed delves into reasons why adult children may be estranging from parents. Volunteers are still needed for Ricki Bouska’s, LMHC research study for her PhD dissertation. Please email TheEstrangedHeart@gmail.com for more information. Patreon Membership - https://www.patreon.com/theestrangedheart Facebook support group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/estrangedmotherssupportgroup Vanessa Bennett, mother & psychologist - https://www.instagram.com/vanessasbennett/
38:51
February 27, 2022
Episode 18: Collateral Damage - Grandchildren & Grandparents
In this episode, Kreed shares her experience of having once been removed from her grandchildren’s lives and her process of grief around that.
33:16
February 20, 2022
Bonus Episode: Seeking Volunteers for Research Study
In this episode, Kreed provides information regarding a licensed therapist who is seeking volunteers for her doctoral research study. If you are a U.S. resident, 60+ years of age, fully retired, emotionally estranged from your adult child(ren), have access to a computer, tablet or smart phone and have an interest in participating in the study, please call or email Ricki Bouska, MA, LMHC, NCC at 563-258-2657 or rickibouska@sacredspacecounselingcenter.org.
15:25
February 16, 2022
Bonus Episode: Valentine’s Day - a message of love
A message of love … ❤️
06:03
February 14, 2022
Episode 17: Atlas of Love - a Valentine’s Day episode
Returning to meaningful & heartfelt connections in the face of estrangement.
34:47
February 13, 2022
Episode 16: An Estranged Mom Reaches Out - the power of curiosity
In this episode, Kreed discusses an email from an estranged mother who reached out to express her Aha moments that came as she listened to the podcast. And by ahas … she means things she discovered about herself as well as her children and the way she parented that have played a part in their estrangement.
31:39
February 06, 2022
Episode 15: An Estranged Adult Daughter Reaches Out
In today’s episode, Kreed discusses a conversation she had with an estranged adult daughter who reached out asking for her input and perspective regarding her contemplation of attempting reconciliation with her estranged parent.
29:36
January 30, 2022
Episode 14, part 2: Trauma & Estrangement
In part 2 of this episode #14, Kreed discusses how trauma impacts the behaviors of estranged adult children and the importance of accepting their trauma experience as something that happened inside them as a result of what happened to them (does not define them), learning more to understand and then how to change course when it come to relating to them.
30:25
January 24, 2022
Episode 14, part 1: Trauma & Estrangement
In part 1 of this episode, Kreed discusses what trauma is and how our knowledge of it has changed and evolved over the last several decades; how the word itself is utilized so much more frequently in every day life. She also explores how understanding trauma today can help to shed light on potential reasons why adult children estrange from their parents. SHOW NOTES: @the.holistic.psychologist https://drgabormate.com/ The Body Keeps the Score by trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk, MD https://psychcentral.com/ptsd/complex-trauma-a-step-by-step-description-of-how-it-develops#examples https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/compassion-matters/201207/recognizing-complex-trauma https://www.verywellfamily.com/what-is-emotional-child-abuse-4157502
43:09
January 23, 2022
Episode 13: Emotions and Estrangement
Kreed discusses the power of emotions … not just for pain but also for healing. Show Notes: The Language of Emotions (book) by Karla McLaren, M.Ed https://www.amazon.com/Language-Emotions-What-Feelings-Trying/dp/1591797691/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= https://karlamclaren.com/understanding-and-befriending-anger/ Joanne Bond, executive coach   https://www.scu.edu/mobi/resources--tools/blog-posts/iq-and-eq---the-power-of-emotional-intelligence/iq-and-eq---the-power-of-emotional-intelligence.html In The Blood podcast:  https://www.facebook.com/inthebloodpod Family and Community Healing.org https://familyandcommunityhealing.org/
34:02
January 16, 2022
Episode 12: How Did We Get Here? Rooting out reasons for estrangement.
In this episode Kreed discusses the not so obvious reason for estrangement and why learning what these reasons are can help you to get closer to reconciliation. SHOW NOTES: ACE Study - https://acestoohigh.com/got-your-ace-score/ APPPAH - www.birthpsychology.com Epigenetics - https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/what-is-epigenetics-and-how-does-it-relate-to-child-development/ Brene Brown - https://brenebrown.com/about/ When The Bough Breaks podcast - http://www.wtbbpod.com/?fbclid=IwAR3qtgM3Nrs6E2_oEoyXKH61Xqo6wwCc47NcBpuKU8bp75Q7NqqgvKob6Vg Foundation for Family and Community Healing - https://familyandcommunityhealing.org/
36:58
January 09, 2022
Episode 11: In Losing Them, I Found Myself
Learn how retreating so as to move forward is a valuable step in estrangement and or reconciliation experiences.
33:09
January 02, 2022
Bonus Episode: So Long 2021, Hello 2022
Reflect upon your last year and move forward with intention into this new year. Kreed also reveals a few new things coming in 2022 for TEHP!
16:38
January 02, 2022
Episode 9: How Do I Get Through This?
Kreed gives suggestions on how to get through the heartache and pain of estrangement based on her own experience as well as those parents and adult children she has worked with as a relationship reconciliation coach.
34:04
December 26, 2021
Bonus Episode: A Christmas Message
A heartfelt message from host, Kreed Revere, to all estranged parents and adult children.
04:10
December 25, 2021
Episode 8: Estranged Mom. Estranged Adult Child. I’ve Been Both.
Kreed discusses her own estrangement from her mom and how that provided insight to how her adult children might have felt during their estrangement. SHOW NOTES: 1. Interview with Lesley McShane on her podcast, The New Old You. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6TuUpGKmpCfa8bXcpoKE1U 2. Interview with Lindsay de Swart on her podcast, Magical Midlife. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2dpBWBSNv2l2nw4FNHozZs 3. Collaboration with the Foundation for Family & Community Healing. https://familyandcommunityhealing.org/
35:58
December 19, 2021
Episode 7: Mom … We Need To Talk
The long awaited conversation with my adult children happened - why did they estrange? A conversational lesson in clarifying, strength, vulnerability and compassion.
37:11
December 12, 2021
Episode 6: I Taught Her Well
In this episode, Kreed discusses her big Aha! moment which helped her to lessen her anger, soften her heart and learn radical acceptance. As we know …. children do not listen to what we say but rather watch what we do or not do, allow or not allow, etc. What did your adult children learn about conflict resolution while growing up?
32:50
December 05, 2021
Episode 5: Lessons Learned - What life looks like today.
In this episode, Kreed discusses what she stopped doing, started doing and is still working on after reconciling with her adult children. She also talks about the ten lessons she learned from her estrangement and reconciliation experience.
38:13
November 28, 2021
Episode 4: The Repair
Kreed shares about how she initially reconciles with her adult children.
27:45
November 21, 2021
Episode 3: Why Me?
Kreed discusses what happened after the estrangement fracture and before the reconciliation with her adult children. Topics covered are ambiguous loss, shame and feeling all the feels.
31:59
November 14, 2021
Episode 2: The Fracture
In this episode, the host of The Estranged Heart, Kreed Revere, shares her own estrangement story.
40:33
November 07, 2021
Episode 1: Estranged Hearts Everywhere
The Estranged Heart podcast debut episode! Tune in to learn more about the podcast and its trajectory as well as the host, Kreed Revere, a formerly estranged and now reconciled parent of two adult children, and her perspective on estrangement. SHOW NOTES Join TEHP online at: https://www.facebook.com/theestrangedheart https://www.instagram.com/theestrangedheart/ Articles: Why Parents Get Estranged by Dr. Joshua Coleman https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2021/01/why-parents-and-kids-get-estranged/617612/ Who is Brene Brown? https://brenebrown.com/about/ Books: Rules of Estrangement by Dr. Joshua Coleman, psychotherapist Reconnecting with Your Estranged Adult Child by Tina Gilbertson, psychotherapist Constructive Wallowing by Tina Gilbertson, psychotherapist Videos: How to Become a Better Parent: Positive vs Toxic Parenting Tips by Dr. Gabor Mate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcPPDbvGr7s Online Support Groups: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drjoshuacolemanestrangement https://www.facebook.com/groups/EstrangedParentsofAdultChildrenCornerMeeting Therapists: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us
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October 31, 2021
An Introduction to The Estranged Heart Podcast
They say necessity is the mother of invention … and well, here we are. Join us for a brief introduction to TEHP, how it came to be and why it’s here.
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October 26, 2021