Inspirational Women

Sibling Estrangement affects self-esteem and can result in loneliness and depression

Fern Schumer Chapman is an award-winning author, a reporter and journalist. Fern’s latest book is” Brothers, Sisters, Strangers–Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation”. The title states clearly the focus and content. It’s amazing how widespread this estrangement is–for various reasons. But Fern helps us realize what this is, and how deeply it impacts our life. In her book she shares her own story of being estranged from her brother for nearly 40 years, along with related stories from people, literally around the world, who responded to Fern’s survey and research.