The True Cost of Pursuing Child Contact Through the Courts

All too often in the breakdown of a relationship, one person may have reached that decision before the other, and may have delayed dealing with any considered change in the interests of the children. When it is finally communicated to the other partner, it is often seen as a 'bolt out of the blue'. Fear, mistrust, … Continue reading The True Cost of Pursuing Child Contact Through the Courts

The Season of Goodwill ‘versus’ Parental Alienation

The 'season of goodwill' is one of many ubiquitous terms seen at this time of year, such terms conjure up memories and feelings of warmth that are synonymous with the coming Christmas period and in most induces a feeling of hope, a spirit of generosity and a kindly approach towards others. In this day and age when … Continue reading The Season of Goodwill ‘versus’ Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation and Parenting Stereotypes

Below is a difficult to watch but powerful lecture by Dr Jennifer Hardman on parenting stereotypes within the context of parental alienation. Dr. Harman is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University and is the Program Coordinator for the Applied Social & Health Psychology Program. Poignant points were: How easy parental alienation can occur How parenting … Continue reading Parental Alienation and Parenting Stereotypes

Can there ever be any excuse for parental alienation?

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