Del’s Story – My Estranged Son

Del’s Story – My Estranged Son

Del discusses her relationship with her estranged child and how it has affected her over the years, and how she’s coped with the estrangement.

“Sometimes I know I do a block it out. but it’s so hurtful. I’ve not seen him now for 14 years now we don’t even know where he is but I think is when you know where they are and you can be in touch. It’s different to when you don’t know where they are. Haven’t got an address and time’s gone on he used to phone at one time but not anymore… don’t know why, but there was a whole stigma you didn’t you didn’t tell people how you’re feeling because oh, you know you just the saying was you just pull yourself up get on with it’

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Lois Graham



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