Parental Alienation; The Constrictor Tightens its Grip

What follows is the second instalment of a story a father shared with us in a previous blog. He shares the care of his children who are now split between two households, his ex having moved hundreds of miles away with her boyfriend, having simply abducted them from school one day. He still has primary … Continue reading Parental Alienation; The Constrictor Tightens its Grip

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Overcoming Alienation: Case study by a reunification specialist

As our network continues to grow, our gender neutral approach and constructive, child-centered, shared-parenting ethos is attracting a fast-growing movement of like-minds. This community now includes parents, step-parents, siblings, grandparents and professionals who share our vision. Alison Bushell has been with us from the beginning. She is one of our trusted advisers and one of a … Continue reading Overcoming Alienation: Case study by a reunification specialist

This is Parent Alienation

It is Parent Alienation Awareness Day 2018. The abuse of children and their alienated parent's civil rights is happening in every town, every day. But the fact that people still need to be educated to understand what it means, speaks volumes. Because people who aren't experiencing it either ignore it or  just don't get it. … Continue reading This is Parent Alienation

“I Saw the Light Die”

This disturbing post features two stories from two different parents who have contributed here before. The tales will upset some people as they show parental alienation for the raw abuse it is. Unfortunately, as our growing network tell us, incidents like this are happening daily. If these parents behave like this toward the other parent … Continue reading “I Saw the Light Die”

PA: Another progressive voice for change (Part II)

Part II of our guest post from a professional head of social care. Parent Alienation: Is it Me? In part one I talked about the need to make a concerted effort to combat parent alienation, positively targeting marginalised men as an antidote to the growing problem of fatherlessness. I talked about my belief in shared … Continue reading PA: Another progressive voice for change (Part II)

PA: Is it me? Including not excluding fathers

We are very pleased to provide a platform for another progressive voice for change. This time, our guest blogger is a senior social services manager who is a change catalyst within her social services department. She recognises that parent alienation is extremely concerning and a growing problem, largely because it is not properly understood, is … Continue reading PA: Is it me? Including not excluding fathers

To be the Voice of Every Child who has None

[The following is written by an anonymous contributor] Easter Sunday, April 22nd, 1973. I saw my father for the very last time, when I was aged three. He travelled down to South Jersey to see me. I heard him knock on the door. My mother shushed me to my bedroom. I peeped through my Mickey Mouse … Continue reading To be the Voice of Every Child who has None

Banging the Parental Alienation Awareness Drum

Parent Alienation Awareness Day is 25th, April. We clearly all need to make a concerted effort to bang the PA awareness drum on that day using all available channels. To this end we want to publish a talking heads style article on our blog adopting the MeToo style format. We would really appreciate if those … Continue reading Banging the Parental Alienation Awareness Drum

Parental Alienation; Locked Away for Safekeeping

I cannot recall how many meetings I have attended since my battle against parental alienation began back in the summer of 2016. Some meetings have had numerous so called 'professionals' in attendance and still little to nothing is gained. And then following such time wasting meetings, I have attended so called 'follow up' meetings, just … Continue reading Parental Alienation; Locked Away for Safekeeping

Happiness Only Real When Shared

Christopher McCandless is attributed with scribbling the words "happiness only real when shared" above the Doctor Zhivago passage: "And so it turned out that only a life similar to the life of those around us, merging with it without a ripple, is genuine life, and that an unshared happiness is not happiness..." In 1990, after graduating from … Continue reading Happiness Only Real When Shared