“I saw the light die.” More PA terror.

This disturbing post features two stories from two different parents who have contributed here before. The tales will upset some people as they show PA 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 and … Continue reading “I saw the light die.” More PA terror.

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)

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

What are the consequences of dis-engagement where you work?

A follow up to the guest post from management guru Ian Buckingham talking about the disconnect between what is being said at Cafcass and what people are seeing!

The Brand Trilogy (TBT)

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A lot of people jumped on the employee engagement bandwagon in recent years and one of the side-effects is that it has become a bit of a cliche.

There’s so much noise that it engenders a sort of social-media equivalent of an ice-cream headache.


Because so-many opportunists are offering silver-bullet solutions to the scourge of the walking dead employee in the form of “an app” or “a tech solution” that the zombies have become immune, especially those in the leadership positions who should be taking the subject very seriously indeed.

As I’ve proven and illustrated time and again throughout my consultancy career, whether with the Omnicom group helping blue chip brands or my consultancy career helping the likes of the Nuffield Group, Northern Ireleand Tourist Board or even tech companies like ARM Holdings, organisation culture, people processes and leadership behaviour are the keys to building sustainable brands.

Yet in…

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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

MP finally champions anti-alienation cause

We were pleased to see Andrew Brigden, UK MP for North West Leicestershire championing the anti-parent alienation cause at Westminster recently. Of course, we are committed to and fully support all actions intended to bring this social pandemic to an end. So we're very happy to relay Andrew's comments: “Our family courts system has many … Continue reading MP finally champions anti-alienation cause

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

PAS at Easter: Can you really hide from your “Christian” conscience?

The holidays are particularly painful times for alienated parents, the victims of abusive resident parents who deny the non-resident parent any time with their children, often out of pure malice, regardless of whether that time is court ordered or not. To an alienated parent, there are so many triggers for pain that surround us every … Continue reading PAS at Easter: Can you really hide from your “Christian” conscience?