What is Parental Alienation?

In the context of a high conflict divorce, a child expresses freely and persistently unreasonable negative feelings and beliefs, Anger, Hatred, Fear of a parent that are grossly disproportionate to the child’s actual experience with that parent.

A child that had a once loving relationship but can no longer express ANY positive feelings for a parent, absent a triggering cause such as child abuse, is a likely victim of an alienating parent. The loss of good memories is one of the worst parts of this type of child abuse.


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