Fatherless homes impose a huge cost on society

63% of youth suicides are from fatherless homes (US Dept. Of Health/Census) – 5 times the average. 90% of all homeless and runaway children are from fatherless homes – 32 times the average. 85% of all children who show behavior disorders come from fatherless homes – 20 times the average. (Center for Disease Control) 80% […]

via Statistics — The Fatherless Generation

The reader will note that all of these statistics are complied by government agencies.  The huge cost that fatherless homes impose on society has been known for many years and yet fathers, and men in general are mocked and vilified.

Keeping Your Wits About You: Critical Thinking for Alienated Parents — Karen Woodall

If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what’s more, you’ll be a man, my son. Rudyard Kipling Alienation is a relational dynamic like no other and it can send you into a spiral of madness if […]

via Keeping Your Wits About You: Critical Thinking for Alienated Parents — Karen Woodall

Excellent blog post with some very useful advice.

The Terrorised Child: The Ideological Distortion of Parenting — Karen Woodall

One of the themes which is bubbling up from the media reporting of parental alienation in recent weeks is the ideological viewpoint that children have the right to decide whether they are ‘keen on’ a parent or not. Accompanying this ideological viewpoint is a new phrase, which has also recently been seen bubbling up from […]

via The Terrorised Child: The Ideological Distortion of Parenting — Karen Woodall

 

I am a Former Alienated Child… — Peace Not Pas

The following is an anonymous contribution from a former alienated child that approached us, wishing to share her experience of growing up with parental alienation. We have changed the individuals’ names in the following post. I am a former alienated child and I would like to share my story for two reasons. First of all […]

via I am a Former Alienated Child… — Peace Not Pas

Excellent article. If only more former children that went through through parental alienation would share their stories it might raise awareness.

Stealing the Soul of a Child: Parental Alienation Changes the Life Chances of Children — Karen Woodall

I am currently fully immersed in study whilst preparing for our conference in August. As I continue to read and compare my understanding with my observations of the children I am working with , I find that my awareness of the harm done to them increases. In my observations of alienated children I witness not […]

via Stealing the Soul of a Child: Parental Alienation Changes the Life Chances of Children — Karen Woodall

Great article. The belittling of young children is rampant in society.

Many years ago it was usually women that were belittled.

However the belittling of men in particular has increased tremendously in the last 20-30 years in particular as TV shows and movies almost invariably portray all men and fathers as clueless males.  This explains why women are awarded custody about 80% of the time.

 

 

The Emotional and Psychological Terrorist: False Allegations in Parental Alienation — Karen Woodall

Many of the cases I work with feature allegations of harm. The allegations can range from mild to severe, from a child being chastised, to a child being involved in an organised child sexual abuse gang. A case which features allegations of harm can create anxiety in the unaware practitioner because of the way in […]

via The Emotional and Psychological Terrorist: False Allegations in Parental Alienation — Karen Woodall

I know from personal experience working on divorce and other family law cases in California for over 20 years that false allegations are very common and are often used to deny custody of the minor children to the other parent (which is usually but not always the father).