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.
Going through a divorce is similar to the experience of a family death. Tragedy, sadness, bitterness, and anger ensues in different stages. The stakes are the highest when children are involved. Children are more precious and valuable than any material asset or stack of cash that could ever be fought over – but it’s easy to forget what is in a child’s best interest when parents focus on being self-righteous and getting what they feel is owed to them.
Judge Lisa Gorcyca has ordered three children to juvenile detention for refusing to maintain a “healthy relationship” with their father, calling the case one of the worst examples of parental alienation she has ever witnessed.