In some extreme cases, a child can display actions that show outright hatred or fear towards the targeted parent. But not every case will be so black and white.
The Erasing Family documentary follows young adults who are struggling to reunite with their broken families.
Too often parents weaponize their children during and after a divorce. They use their children to try to inflict pain on the other person.
What makes some parents resort to parental alienation?
By talking to their children, listening to them, understanding their emotions, and making use of creative and effective coping strategies, parents can connect with their kids and help them work through the struggles that come with a divorce, ultimately healing as time goes on.
Parental alienation is serious and can have a lasting negative impact on the parent-child relationship if not addressed promptly and properly.
The narcissistic parent isn’t capable of “normal” paternal instincts. They view their children as objects meant to fulfill the narcissist’s needs, instead of the other way around.
Find out how to determine whether your ex might have a personality disorder, and how to handle divorce and co-parenting with a high-conflict ex-spouse.
This podcast explains what parental alienation is, how and why it happens, and offers strategies for preventing or recovering from parental alienation.
Children need both parents after a divorce. Loving your children enough to foster a strong relationship with their other parent can be hard; here are 7 tips to prevent your children from becoming casualties of your bitter custody battle.