A very interesting blog post from a parental alienation practitioner in Sweden, detailing the situation in Sweden.
A very interesting point made in this post is that in a land such as Sweden, known around the world for open social reforms the situation regarding parental alienation is no better than in other countries such as the UK, USA, Germany or Austria.
via The child´s right to family life in Sweden | Avskilda barn – Secluded children
Another – this time scathing – report on the CAFCASS/Women’s Aid report disaster.
via The Backbencher – Biased Incompetence in CAFCASS and Women’s Aid Report
Another report on the recent report published detailing research undertaken by CAFCASS and Woman’s Aid.
Please note when reading that Ms Woodhall, is as a rule gender neutral in her blog posts.
After having read this and the other reactions I have posted I may feel obliged to post something myself!
via Through the Gendered Lens Darkly | Karen Woodall
This week I have been starting the process of codifying the principles of practice in working with alienated children and their families for the development of training programmes. As part of this …
Source: What is Success in Treating Parental Alienation?
WARNING: Dilettantish, exceptionally amateur psychology follows, please look away if you are not empathetic (!)
Looking around the internet while researching this there are several articles discussing the empathy gap between couples. For instance, when one partner doesn’t give the appropriate response the other partner expects when something happens, be it a cut finger, slip, being fired, etc. etc. Empathy with the partner declines when one or both of the partners are not interested in the relationship anymore. This is logical – another way of putting it would be to say they are not in love anymore.
But what happens afterwards?
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