I'm looking for a noun that means "estranged adult child".
I want to be able to say "I'm a [estranged adult child]"
Is there a word for "estranged adult child"?
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Forums that deal with such matters generally have no other term except the abbreviations EC, ED, and ES -- that is, estranged child, estranged daughter, estranged son.
However, even those are limited to the specialized arena. As one estranged parent put it in an essay:
To belong to these estrangement groups requires adopting a different language, a language of acronyms that took me a minute to decipher. I hope you never have to use them: ES Estranged Son, ED Estranged Daughter, EC Estranged Child or Children, EG Estranged Grandchildren (their parent’s choice, not the grandparents’), DIL Toxic Daughter-in-Law, SIL Toxic Son-in-Law, IL Toxic In-laws and so on.