A battle that doesn’t need to be fought Toxic masculinity is now a familiar term to many. Language is flexible but manipulative. As such, this term has come to mean different things to different people. I am not advocating for a draconian law with Orwellian thought police. My issue is when these differing opinions are ill-informed — … Continue reading Feminism vs. Toxic Masculinity
When a problem shared is not a problem halved I had never considered being a parent. I became one. Life then presented me with a realm of emotions I had not known existed. I am a parent to three children; B, T, and G. Their other parent and I separated in 2016. I have not … Continue reading The Unknown Dynamic of Domestic Abuse
My own hopes and dreams for the future To my beautiful children. Regardless of whether you all currently think you love me or not. Regardless of whether you all actually miss me or not. Regardless of whether you all feel your hearts’ are broken or not. Regardless of my absence in your lives, I would … Continue reading To My Beautiful Children
But sometimes it’s about surviving At its height, the organisation I co-founded was international. We had a head office in London and a satellite office in Ontario, Canada. Via our social media outlets, we had an international reach to millions. We had a radio station, a helpline, a support group and a healthy number of … Continue reading It’s Hard to Give Up the Pursuit of Justice
Pearl Jam & 25 years of life lessons I was just a little over nineteen years of age on the 14th July 1993, and just a little less over forty-four by the 26th June 2018. These were the first and last times I saw Pearl Jam live in concert. For better or worse, I have … Continue reading I Am Myself Like You Somehow
Let me tell you about one of my best friends. His name is Thor. He is a medium sized mostly black-furred dog. Despite Thor’s extreme mistreatment in a kill-station in Romania prior to being rescued, he has a kind, docile and loving temperant. He has become an integral part of my life. Thor came to … Continue reading Parental Alienation; Thor, My Very Own Super-Hero
I was inspired to write this article following my own reading of Dr Childress' latest blog entitled The Door of Empathy. In this article of his, Childress explores the behaviour that an alienated child expresses when required simply to survive. In further understanding this, the targeted parent is more able to understand the importance of … Continue reading Parental Alienation & the Three Wise Monkeys
This post was prompted by the tragic circumstances of one of many alienated parents we support and their three-year battle to have a relationship with their children.
Charles Dickens' 1843 novella A Christmas Carol tells the story of Ebeneezer Scrooge. A protagonist that is initially presented in the above tale as a cold-hearted, bitter individual.
I have always taken a gender neutral approach to parental alienation. However as much as I am proud of my gender neutral approach, this should not prevent me from showing my support for International Men's Day today. Anything less would not be equality. The unnecessarily contentious issue that is gender equality is discussed in more … Continue reading International Men’s Day 2018