Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Crying Shame

Grandparent Support

“Do you know, Inspector, of all the emotions which is the most insidious and entrapping? Shame. It carves its home in the marrow of your bones and rests there for all time.”

Richard Warlow – Writer and creator of the BBC One drama – Ripper Street.

In my research there has been a recurring theme that many try not to mention, or even identify and that is shame, the shame and embarrassment of having a problem within the family, more often than not stops many people from asking for help- that they are somehow flawed as a human being, or that they somehow are responsible for the situation they now find themselves in.

We are all human beings and therefore by default we have  flaws, cracks in our make-up we occasionally mess up and we need help or in the case of Grandparents the actions or perhaps  circumstances, tragic and…

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