Trudge On or Give Up. What Other Choice is There?

The third post in a series by a father in a shared parenting situation, complicated by hundreds of miles and a hostile ex and new partner. He gives a valuable insight into another form of alienation, the use of divide and conquer tactics to manipulate siblings into abusing the target parent. The impact on the children … Continue reading Trudge On or Give Up. What Other Choice is There?

PA: Reunification Case Study Part II

This is the second part of our blog by the reunification expert team, illustrating that re-connecting, even after extreme alienation, is not only achievable, but that there is a proven pathway that alienated parents can follow. We last left the story at the point in the process where the little boy had been re-introduced to … Continue reading PA: Reunification Case Study Part II

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

Overcoming Alienation: Case study by a reunification specialist

As our network continues to grow, our gender neutral approach and constructive, child-centered, shared-parenting ethos is attracting a fast-growing movement of like-minds. This community now includes parents, step-parents, siblings, grandparents and professionals who share our vision. Alison Bushell has been with us from the beginning. She is one of our trusted advisers and one of a … Continue reading Overcoming Alienation: Case study by a reunification specialist

“I Saw the Light Die”

This disturbing post features two stories from two different parents who have contributed here before. The tales will upset some people as they show parental alienation 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 … Continue reading “I Saw the Light Die”

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)

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

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!