The following has been published with the kind permission of David Shubert (Founder of iWasErased) and Lynn Steinberg. Lynn Steinberg PhD, LMFT, is a Therapist, Mediator and Expert Witness in the field of parent alienation and sexual abuse. Dr. Lynn Steinberg is a skilled and highly trained psychotherapist, specializing in the field of Parent Alienation as … Continue reading Parental Alienation, There is Another Way
Parental alienation is a set of abusive behaviours whereby one parent (in most cases the resident parent) damages, and in some cases destroys the previously healthy loving relationship between the child and the child’s other parent (the non-resident parent). These set of abusive behaviours can be mild to moderate; the alienating parent may not be aware … Continue reading Parental Alienation, the ICD and the DSM
Even if you don't follow celebrity news, it would still be incredibly difficult to avoid the recent news stories regarding Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and their very public custody battle. Type 'Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Judge' into Google and approximately 26,400,000 results suddenly become available. The results from Google highlight the incredibly high number of news outlets … Continue reading Why the Lack of Public Discussion of Parental Alienation?
By definition, with the obvious exception of misogynistic, sexist bigots, we should all be feminists. I consider myself a feminist, why wouldn't I? The definition of feminism is plain and simple; the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes. With the above in mind, there is absolutely no excuse for … Continue reading Discrimination, Equality and Parental Alienation
I see battling parental alienation very similar to playing a game of chess. They both require strategic moves. Both have an adversarial nature to them and there is no compromise. You either win or you lose. Imagine if you will the Queen representing the targeting parent and the King representing the alienated parent. The Queen is … Continue reading Parental Alienation; Kings & Queens
When my husband and I sit and think about our grandchildren which can be any given moment of any day or night, it breaks our hearts. It is now two years since we have seen or spoken to them. And if that is not hard enough it is the pain the lies have caused to them and … Continue reading It Takes Two People to Make a Lie Work
"Falling in love is not an act of will. It is not a conscious choice. No matter how open to or eager for it we may be, the experience may still elude us. Contrarily, the experience may capture us at times when we are definitely not seeking it, when it is inconvenient and undesirable." Wrote … Continue reading Falling in Love and Parental Alienation
When deciding to write about my story, I wondered where to start. Before all this happened to me I was just a mother, a mother in law and a grandmother. I worked in customer services for a well known company and life for me was good. I was happy that my children were all married and … Continue reading My Life, then Parental Alienation
As the title suggests I recently represented myself in Family Court. I would like to share with others how I found the whole experience. However I will not go into specific details due to both confidentiality and the fact my ex is threatening me with legal action unless I take down this blog. This legal … Continue reading Representing Myself in Family Court!