Parental Alienation; The Constrictor Tightens its Grip

What follows is the second instalment of a story a father shared with us in a previous blog. He shares the care of his children who are now split between two households, his ex having moved hundreds of miles away with her boyfriend, having simply abducted them from school one day. He still has primary … Continue reading Parental Alienation; The Constrictor Tightens its Grip

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We’re Still Being Bullied and I’m Scared, Really Scared!

Second guest post by one of our parents, a father who currently shares residency status with the children split between two households. "I’ll admit it. I’m scared." Bullying is defined as someone with power over another using that power to cause them harm. I know that feeling all too well. My former wife abused her … Continue reading We’re Still Being Bullied and I’m Scared, Really Scared!

One of the Best Days of My Life

The recent snow here in the UK has reminded me of one of the best days of my life. A few years back now I went out for the day with my two boys, B and T; it had been snowing heavily and there was thick snow everywhere. What else is a loving father and … Continue reading One of the Best Days of My Life

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

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?

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.

Halloween, Parental Alienaton and Trick or Treating

Halloween is just another seasonal celebration missed by those of us that are alienated from our children. For those readers unfamiliar with the term parental alienation please see here. I vividly remember helping my children each year carve out the Halloween pumpkins to be placed outside the house. I also remember every evening after nightfall … Continue reading Halloween, Parental Alienaton and Trick or Treating

Father and Son

"It's not time to make a change, just relax, take it easy, you're still young, that's your fault, there's so much you have to know."

Roles Vs Labels

Recently I had the pleasure of guest writing for Men Tell Health which is an organisation that aids and supports men that are affected by mental health. As they state on their website if you're not a man or don't suffer with mental health issues that doesn't mean you're not welcome. Absolutely not. Maybe you're a … Continue reading Roles Vs Labels

Under Pressure 

In a previous life, I used to be a drummer. Just for the record I refer to a previous period of my life, not as in reincarnation. Because a life prior to parental alienation and/or depression can seem like a completely different life at times. For those unfamiliar with the term parental alienation please see … Continue reading Under Pressure 

The Triad of Empowerment

As I often do, I am reflecting on my current circumstances whilst writing this article. In terms of my current life stressors I am currently going through a high conflict divorce. I am also unjustifiably being denied any contact with my three beautiful children by my ex-partner. And I have recently returned to work following … Continue reading The Triad of Empowerment