How to Deal with a Disrespectful Grown Child

Being a parent can suck. I don't know of any greater source of pain in my own life than when my adult children have disrespected, rejected and hate me. When I look back, I can see my parental errors. The mistakes seem glaring at times, like the time I spanked my 7-year-old son after being away for three weeks. I was exhausted from jet lag and he was so excited to see me... The guilt is ...