Readers about Els’ grandparent alienation: ‘The way of karma is a mystery’

Els de Groen (73) from Ugchelen is not allowed to see her grandchildren. She’s dealing with grandparent alienation. The majority of grandparents in the Netherlands only know it from hearsay. Others experience it themselves. The subject evokes many reactions; one talks about power games, the other thinks that someone does not make that decision just like that. “Grandchildren are not a property to which you are entitled.”