Parental Alienation: Why PAS is a ridiculous revenge

There are people who believe that estranged parents who claim to suffer as a consequence of being deliberately separated from their children by the other parent, are pathetic. Well read this and judge for yourself. It isn't until you experience the life-affirming joy of having a child that you understand the overwhelming sense of responsibility, … Continue reading Parental Alienation: Why PAS is a ridiculous revenge

Peace not PAS Mission Debate 3: How else can we support you?

Aim: To establish self-help and third-party support services that enable and equip loving parents to overcome challenges preventing positive shared parenting. Well, we now have the web site, a source of blogs, articles and links to #pas-related resources and the focal point for our PAS-battling community. We have the Facebook group, a closed community of … Continue reading Peace not PAS Mission Debate 3: How else can we support you?

Narcissism and the Death of Hope

There are many people in our society who are narcissistic in their nature, and even though few would be willing or able to admit to, most of us have certain tendencies that come from a similar place. Vanity is in us all Vanity itself has its roots in such behaviour, but in some contexts it … Continue reading Narcissism and the Death of Hope

Our Response to the Westminster Dialogues

An important debate is taking place next week with the aim of legal reform. We have composed the following to input to that debate, which we have contributed via one of the affiliated sites. Some excellent comments. It is clear that parent alienation is an issue that grows and infects more families with every divorce. … Continue reading Our Response to the Westminster Dialogues

How Many Social Workers Does it Take to Protect a Child…? 

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…? 

Mission Debate 2: Educating People on the lasting negative impact of #PAS

High conflict divorce, often deliberately provoked by an adversarial approach to legal representation and a culture of litigation, has lasting negative impacts on parents and children. This has been identified as one of the root causes of parent alienation or #PAS. In your experience, what are the lasting negative impacts of high conflict divorce and … Continue reading Mission Debate 2: Educating People on the lasting negative impact of #PAS

Depression Vs Drumming

Depression is defined as a long lasting low mood that affects your ability to do everyday things, feel pleasure, or take interest in activities. Depression can affect people of any age. It is the most common mental illness. Definitions aside, for those that suffer from depression, the effect and experience is uniquely different for everyone. Depression … Continue reading Depression Vs Drumming

“I’m OK! I’m alright! No, I’m not…..”

...I'm on my knees. As a non-resident parent, I’ve had to endure years of vulnerability, dangled on the end of a fragile emotional string by a puppeteer who is fueled by self loathing, denial and unresolved issues with her own mother. Despite court orders and Cafcass support, she simply refuses to let me co-parent our … Continue reading “I’m OK! I’m alright! No, I’m not…..”

Parental Alienation – See it? Stop it!

#PAS Tolerate the trash talk and your kids could be next!

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We all ignore parental alienation at times. I know I used to listen to so-called single parents slating former partners at will for being “dead beat” or “selfish” or “abandoning their kids” being too embarrassed or unwilling to get involved. I also used to accept the conjecture offered as a fact that “he isn’t interested in the kids” or “he doesn’t bother”.

But having had children myself, I don’t tolerate this talk any longer. I now  recognise, as painful experience has taught me, that one-sided parenting is more often than not by design, it is often the product of deliberate parent alienation and that the process of parental alienation is an insidious, creeping affair, infecting one relationship at a time. It depends on and thrives on indifference, ignorance and the reluctance of friends and family to take a stance and cut it off at source in the best interest of…

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Mission 1. Debate: What is Shared Parenting?

Join in the debate about shared parenting