Category Archives: The favoured parent

Personal or case accounts of any kind focusing on the favoured parent.

Pairing up Abduction and Alienation

What’s the difference between Parental Child Abduction and Parental Child Alienation? Not a lot. Recently looking at cults and hostage-taking, we saw how close Abduction and Alienation were. Abduction is a quick way to do the same as Alienation does slowly.

Pairing up Abduction and Alienation

What’s the difference between Parental Child Abduction and Parental Child Alienation? Not a lot. Recently looking at cults and hostage-taking, we saw how close Abduction and Alienation were. Abduction is a quick way to do the same as Alienation does slowly.

Hostage, coercion, enmeshment and other unacceptably good words for it

In 1612 Francis Bacon coined the phrase ‘hostages to fortune‘. He meant how having a family constrains a man from more adventurous things. But you could also say that children are hostages to fortune. It’s just a matter of luck what family they get landed

Hostage, coercion, enmeshment and other unacceptably good words for it

In 1612 Francis Bacon coined the phrase ‘hostages to fortune‘. He meant how having a family constrains a man from more adventurous things. But you could also say that children are hostages to fortune. It’s just a matter of luck what family they get landed

The Misery Checklist by Amy JL Baker

Amy JL Baker rivals Richard Warshak for pride of place in the hall of Parental Alienation fame. To add to her achievements, now she has written a novel – The Misery Checklist. Surprisingly, this is from the point of view of an aligned or alienating parent. The book’s opening

The Misery Checklist by Amy JL Baker

Amy JL Baker rivals Richard Warshak for pride of place in the hall of Parental Alienation fame. To add to her achievements, now she has written a novel – The Misery Checklist. Surprisingly, this is from the point of view of an aligned or alienating parent. The book’s opening

A quart into a pint-pot: how to spread the word

It’s Parental Alienation Awareness Day everyone. So let’s spread the word. I’ve written about that before: PR for PA. We want to reach the unconverted as well as preach to the converted. This post is the long of it. The next one’s the short of

A quart into a pint-pot: how to spread the word

It’s Parental Alienation Awareness Day everyone. So let’s spread the word. I’ve written about that before: PR for PA. We want to reach the unconverted as well as preach to the converted. This post is the long of it. The next one’s the short of