Open Letter to Anthony Douglas, CEO, Cafcass

Dear Mr Douglas, We are a non-profit organisation with a significant international reach. We represent hundreds of UK parents, fathers, mothers and grandparents.

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Interview with an Alienated Parent

[The following is an interview with an alienated parent who wishes to remain anonymous] What is your experience of parental alienation? I separated from my wife two years ago. She told me that if I ever left her she would make sure I never saw my kids again. She said this numerous times throughout our … Continue reading Interview with an Alienated Parent

Parental Alienation; It’s all about control

Another guest post from another courageous parent speaking up about abuse so others may not have to: I've never been a huge fan of the whole narcissism theory. For me people tend to be a great deal more nuanced than that and if we accept a polemic then all empaths are essentially doomed while society … Continue reading Parental Alienation; It’s all about control

Mental Health & Parental Alienation

Mental health problems continue to be a growing public health concern. The aim of the following paragraphs is to explore the current statistics associated with mental health and it's impact on adults and children alike and also highlight mental health's inextricable link with parental alienation. According to the 2013 Global Burden of Disease study, the predominant … Continue reading Mental Health & Parental Alienation

Reunification Case Study: An alternative to a solicitor or going it alone

In the previous two posts on the theme of re-unification and re-connection, we showcased some of the expertise of the children's social work team by focusing on the case study of Will and his son Zac. Complementing and enabling this work, by helping to remove the legal barriers erected by the alienating parent, was one … Continue reading Reunification Case Study: An alternative to a solicitor or going it alone

Discrimination, Equality and Parental Alienation

By definition, with the obvious exception of misogynistic, sexist bigots, we should all be feminists. I consider myself a feminist, why wouldn't I? The definition of feminism is plain and simple; the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes. With the above in mind, there is absolutely no excuse for … Continue reading Discrimination, Equality and Parental Alienation

Trudge On or Give Up. What Other Choice is There?

The third post in a series by a father in a shared parenting situation, complicated by hundreds of miles and a hostile ex and new partner. He gives a valuable insight into another form of alienation, the use of divide and conquer tactics to manipulate siblings into abusing the target parent. The impact on the children … Continue reading Trudge On or Give Up. What Other Choice is There?

What If?

My husband and I are alienated grandparents. We have both been denied contact with our beloved grandchildren since 2016.. We are aged eighty and seventy nine respectively. So we are not young grandparents. So as if being alienated from our beautiful, special grandchildren we love was not bad enough and knowing that the alienation can go on for … Continue reading What If?

The Higher Truth

In this post I would like to explore the subjects of truth, mental health, suicide, music and of course parental alienation. a I have recently been listening to Chris Cornell's 2015 album Higher Truth. And for me, the stand out track from the album is the eighth track of the same name, Higher Truth. a … Continue reading The Higher Truth

“Children’s Social Services have failed my children”

We were recently approached by an alienated father who asked for our help and support. He also offered to share his story in an attempt to raise awareness of parental alienation. To maintain anonymity, as requested by the father, we will call him John. John has now spent almost two years fighting to see his … Continue reading “Children’s Social Services have failed my children”