I am there

A man despaired at not waking to his daughter's voice on Christmas morn. But as he sat & cried, a little voice quietly replied; "Be brave, Daddy, My Daddy, please, keep well for though I can't be in your arms I am forever there in the tinkling of every tiny silver bell"

Parental Alienation: Is the continual spread of this abuse caused by organisation culture?

It is widely recognised that one of the factors contributing towards the fast-spreading social plague that is parental alienation, is the refusal of the reactionary institutions allegedly set up to defend our liberties and promote justice for all citizens to even recognise the term, let alone the resultant symptoms and their impact on targeted parents … Continue reading Parental Alienation: Is the continual spread of this abuse caused by organisation culture?

The Madness of Parental Alienation

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

The shadow on the wall – Interview with a self-confessed (but reformed) parent alienator.

You've heard the phrase "it takes two to tango?" Well parent alienation requires an antagonist and an antagonised, a targeter and a target and a resident parent and a non-resident, in that order. While there are a few exceptions to the rule, because parent alienation is the act of one parent turning the children against … Continue reading The shadow on the wall – Interview with a self-confessed (but reformed) parent alienator.

Parent Alienation: If you tolerate this – your children could be next.

Long before this wretched social virus spread as fast and as far as it has to infect virtually every family I know, a member of my extended family wiped her ex from her children's life. None of the family really took her to task about it as we were either obsessed with our own trials … Continue reading Parent Alienation: If you tolerate this – your children could be next.

Growing up with Parental Alienation

I offered to write this piece as I wanted to share a view of parental alienation that I suspect is often missed. That of the child caught in the middle. My parents divorced when I was about nine. As divorces go, I imagine it was fairly amicable. When we (my younger brother, sister and I) … Continue reading Growing up with Parental Alienation

The Dangers of Dismissing 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

A Beginners Guide to Research for Battling 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 

Doublethink, doublespeak, doubledumb

Doublespeak is a term invented by George Orwell in his seminal work 1984 which describes a dystopian world in which a totalitarian state partially controls its subjects through the use of language. Semantics is a rather academic term relating to language,  the relationship between words and how they are applied to generate understanding or make us … Continue reading Doublethink, doublespeak, doubledumb

I attended YET another meeting earlier today… 

[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…