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
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' 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
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?
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
We represent a large group of alienated parents, grandparents and other family members who have been failed by a flawed system. As such, we felt we should urgently respond to The Guardian’s recent article crackdown on parental alienation could do more harm than good, dated 29th November 2017 written by Jane Fortin, Emeritus professor of law, at Sussex … Continue reading The Dangers of Dismissing Parental Alienation
When I first started my mental health nurse training several years ago I used to hate the lectures that aimed to teach us how important research is. I found both the subject and the lectures boring, dull and at the time I didn't really understand the importance of research. On reflection, I now realise that … Continue reading A Beginners Guide to Research for Battling Parental Alienation
[Warning: Once again the following paragraphs contain a disproportionate amount of sarcasm!] I attended yet another meeting today. I was told, yet again it was a really important meeting. I was also told it was about the welfare of my children. I was also told it was imperative I attend, in order for my opinions and … Continue reading I attended YET another meeting earlier today…
[Warning: The following paragraphs contain a disproportionate amount of sarcasm!] I attended a meeting earlier today. I was told it was a really important meeting. I was also told it was about the welfare of my children. I was also told lots of important professionals would be attending. I was also told it was imperative … Continue reading I attended a meeting earlier today…
I wish this was the beginning of a bad joke, but it is not. I wish it was the beginning of an article informing it's readers of some good news, regarding our movement's battle against parental alienation. But unfortunately, it is not this either. I have now not seen my alienated children for sixteen months … Continue reading How Many Social Workers Does it Take to Protect a Child…?