What would have to happen for you to openly disconnect yourself from your family
Never, say never.
Sometimes you don't know what your family is willing to do, to you.
Perhaps. I can't think of a circumstance where I would voluntarily disconnect myself from my family.
I have already done alot of things that could have gotten me disowned and I haven't yet :shrug:
I know the feelingWell my dad's side disowned me for being gay when I was 14; my mom's side mostly lives in Newfoundland and I'm lucky if I see any of them every 10 years. My immediate family lives on the other side of Canada but we talk on the phone from time to time. Then of course I do things like go to China for a year.
I think I'm already fairly disconnected from my family by virtue of my life.
My family decided that if I was happy with my wife and kids, I was wrong and did things to stir up trouble.
I had to cut ties eventually, they started all sorts of crap.
Sorry to hear. Their loss, wish you and your wife happiness
My family resigned themselves to the fact I was dating a non Muslim. Took a few years but they got over it in the end. I suppose the real test comes when kids and marriage gets involved.