Regarding the raising of awareness of parental alienation I believe change is on the horizon. I am not naive enough to believe it will happen overnight. However, very much like the general public's past lack of understanding of mental health, parental alienation is now starting on that same journey. Last week parental alienation was reported … Continue reading Parental Alienation; is change on the horizon?
What I mean by the above title is that twenty or so years ago mental health was simply not discussed in the public domain the way it is now. Be it via television reports, shows, documentaries or social media, mental health is now discussed and reported on across numerous mediums in a much more positive … Continue reading Is ‘Parental Alienation’ the New ‘Mental Health?’
Anyone that is aware of parental alienation will know, there are an incalculable number of alienated parents, grand-parents, step-parents etc. out there. As alienated individuals we are to some degree either victims or survivors of parental alienation. However the real victims are not us. It is tragically the alienated children out there. Across the globe … Continue reading The Times They Are a Changin’
The word ethical derives from the Greek work ethos; meaning 'moral character.' Within the world that we live in most people, most members of society would agree that a moral character describes the characteristics of an individual whose overall behaviour is right in a moral sense; honest, fair and truthful. In it's simplest definition ethics … Continue reading Parental Alienation; Ethics and the Family Court
I recently had numerous conversations with a close confidante who is as passionate about lobbying for reform regarding parental alienation as I am. This friend of mine raised a pertinent point during one of our most recent discussions. A point that I have reflected on several times since we spoke about it. He brought up … Continue reading Equality Versus Egalitarianism
Parental alienation is a set of abusive behaviours whereby one parent (in most cases the resident parent) damages, and in some cases destroys the previously healthy loving relationship between the child and the child’s other parent (the non-resident parent). These set of abusive behaviours can be mild to moderate; the alienating parent may not be aware … Continue reading Parental Alienation; Why?
Even if you don't follow celebrity news, it would still be incredibly difficult to avoid the recent news stories regarding Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and their very public custody battle. Type 'Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Judge' into Google and approximately 26,400,000 results suddenly become available. The results from Google highlight the incredibly high number of news outlets … Continue reading Why the Lack of Public Discussion of Parental Alienation?
The following is an anonymous contribution from one of the alienated parents that we support. In the interests of professionalism and confidentiality we have changed the individuals' names. So I was in family court the other day for the umpteenth time. My name is John, I am an alienated parent. I am a father to … Continue reading I was in Family Court the Other Day…
As a campaign group we are proud of the steps we are taking in lobbying for reform with the intention of parental alienation being officially recognised and managed accordingly as a form of abuse. As a growing community of alienated parents, step-parents and grandparents we are proud of the support we show one another. As … Continue reading The Inequality of Fighting for Equality
[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