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Ask a Therapist: Estrangement after Ignoring Child’s Curiosity about the Donor

DEAR ASK A THERAPIST: I’m a solo mom with an adult sperm donor conceived child. I didn’t respond to my daughter’s curiosity about the donor when she was growing up, and we have become more estranged over time. Can I fix this relationship? — RECIPIENT PARENT DEAR RECIPIENT PARENT:  Estrangement is incredibly painful for all…

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