• My Estranged Father Died And I'm Not Grieving

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Here goes. Things are about to get really honest, personal and intense. I'll begin by saying that my dad died recently. And although and he isn't here to speak up , this story is all mine. I'm not writing about this to hurt anyone's feelings. I'm writing about this because parents die and when they do, it's extremely hard. But what about estranged parents? How are we supposed to grieve for them?
    When my parents were married, my mom already had two kids and my dad had one. They had me a bit later in their lives. And at that time, in the mid-'70s, it was probably considered even “later” than...
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