If 2017 was the year of alienation, what will 2018 bring?

Article 24(3) of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights states that: "Every child shall have the right to maintain on a regular basis a personal relationship and direct contact with both his/her parents, unless contrary to his/her interests". So how are those fine words working out in practice? Around 1 in 3 marriages end in … Continue reading If 2017 was the year of alienation, what will 2018 bring?

New Years Resolutions and Coping with Parental Alienation

As we are about to enter another year and are once again confronted with the somewhat cultural expectation to make New Years resolutions, some of us will see  this annual cycle for what it is. A way of invoking a 'new beginning', an attempt to implement some positive changes in our lives. It could be … Continue reading New Years Resolutions and Coping with Parental Alienation

An Open Letter to the Alienating Mother of my Children

So here we find ourselves. You living in the former matrimonial home with our three children. And I have not seen our children since July 2016. At time of writing that is now seventeen and a half months. Between us I am estimating that we must have spent in excess of £28,000 in legal fees. … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Alienating Mother of my Children

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

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Prior to becoming an alienated parent some seventeen months ago, one of the most memorable and enjoyable past times I used to spend with my youngest child G, was watching the Disney film Frozen. The cynics amongst you may well raise an eyebrow to the cliched plot, the over merchandising and at the time the … Continue reading Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

I am there

A man despaired at not waking to his daughter's voice on Christmas morn. But as he sat & cried, a little voice quietly replied; "Be brave, Daddy, My Daddy, please, keep well for though I can't be in your arms I am forever there in the tinkling of every tiny silver bell" Please Note: We will … Continue reading I am there

Parental Alienation: Is the continual spread of this abuse caused by organisation culture?

It is widely recognised that one of the factors contributing towards the fast-spreading social plague that is parental alienation, is the refusal of the reactionary institutions allegedly set up to defend our liberties and promote justice for all citizens to even recognise the term, let alone the resultant symptoms and their impact on targeted parents … Continue reading Parental Alienation: Is the continual spread of this abuse caused by organisation culture?

The Madness of Parental Alienation

So in terms of current recognition of parental alienation here in the UK, we have Anthony Douglas (Chief Executive) of Cafcass publicly stating via numerous mediums that parental alienation is a form of emotional abuse. He even goes so far as to state that parental alienation should be treated with the same severity of any … Continue reading The Madness of Parental Alienation

The shadow on the wall – Interview with a self-confessed (but reformed) parent alienator.

You've heard the phrase "it takes two to tango?" Well parent alienation requires an antagonist and an antagonised, a targeter and a target and a resident parent and a non-resident, in that order. While there are a few exceptions to the rule, because parent alienation is the act of one parent turning the children against … Continue reading The shadow on the wall – Interview with a self-confessed (but reformed) parent alienator.

Parent Alienation: If you tolerate this – your children could be next.

Long before this wretched social virus spread as fast and as far as it has to infect virtually every family I know, a member of my extended family wiped her ex from her children's life. None of the family really took her to task about it as we were either obsessed with our own trials … Continue reading Parent Alienation: If you tolerate this – your children could be next.