My ex-husband and I divorced when our children were only five and three years of age. The process was so dirty and cruel, and for things not to get uglier in the eyes of my kids, I sought a peaceful settlement. I did it because I love my kids and I didn’t want them to suffer more.
What is a myth? The dictionary defines the word as a false idea or belief widely held by a large number of people. According to A.J. Marsden, Ph.D., and William Nesbitt, Ph.D., “The word myth comes from mythos, which means “story.” However, “story” doesn’t necessarily mean made up or fictitious.” Simply put, it’s a wrong concept held as facts by many. In this light, this article aims to educate by disproving the four common myths most people believe about parental alienation.
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Parental alienation is the process of turning a child against a parent through manipulation. Rightfully, psychologists are calling it “divorce poison.” It can potentially cause long-term effects on the child, the rejected family member, and their relationship with one another. It can cause the two to be estranged and put them at risk of developing Read more about 5 Ways To Overcome Parental Alienation According To A Psychologist[…]
Being a mother to my three kids, I always knew that life would become so hard from the moment I got divorced. I can’t measure how unlucky I felt my marriage was. My husband cheated with another girl, and our relationship is all about lies, arguments, and betrayal. However, the things that kept me looking forward are my boys. I love them so much that I don’t want them to suffer. As much as possible, I tried to secure their emotional and mental health regardless of our failed relationship. But with all the effort of keeping them away from emotional and psychological damage, I made a mistake. […]
Source: pixabay.com The focus of this article is the alienated or the targeted parent. Before further discussion, let us first define parental alienation. It is a term used to refer to a method or process of undermining the other parent by programming a child to hate the other parent. The primary goal of the Read more about How Parental Alienation Impacts A Parent’s Mental Health[…]
Source: unsplash.com Psychologists attribute a person’s behaviors and attitudes to how they are brought up. People who have psychological problems tend to manifest because of childhood trauma such as parentectomy or parental alienation. Thus, building and establishing a healthy family starts with a firm decision to improve. One of the keys to rebuilding family connections Read more about Rebuilding Your Family Through Therapy[…]
A strong family relationship requires a lot of effort. It doesn’t happen overnight. So when a family relationship crashes, members can expect an emotional resentment and harsh feelings that will soon lead to parental alienation. It is where one parent engages in the manipulation of children’s emotional aspect. According to John M. Grohol, PsyD, “Parental Read more about Parental Alienation – Finding Proofs[…]
What Is Parental Alienation? Source: stadtlandmama.de Parental alienation is an intentional attempt of a parent to pull his/her children from the other parent, with the goal of destroying the other parent’s relationship with the children. According to John M Grohol, PsyD, “Its primary manifestation is the child’s campaign of denigration against a parent, Read more about 5 Warning Signs Of Parental Alienation[…]