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Parental Alienation and the Bystander Effect

This is a true story. A parent recently made a call to the local Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, which had indicated by letter that should he have any concerns about ongoing child support issues, he could call the agency to discuss matters. His “concern” had in fact escalated over a period of thirteen years of forced estrangement from his child to a profound fear for the health and well-being of his son, now in his early twenties. Despite the invitation to call the agency, the curt reply to his desperate entreaties to the program officer was, first, that parental alienation was not an issue of professional concern to the agency as “the jury is still out on whether parental alienation even exists”; and second, that there was absolutely nothing the agency could do for him. The call was then abruptly ended by the program officer.

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Footprints xoxo — The Story of my Twin Boys Oliver and Oscar Ferreira

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Introducing the Dark Triad — Dr Craig Childress: Attachment-Based “Parental Alienation”

The paradigm for defining the pathology of “parental alienation” is shifting. Gardner led everyone down the wrong path when he proposed that “parental alienation” represented a unique new form of pathology unrelated to any other form of pathology in all of mental health – a “new syndrome.” Gardner was wrong. The pathology of “parental alienation” […]

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