Protective parents Losing Custody to an Abuser

Parental Alienation

Our two-year investigation – which includes interviews with more than 30 parents and survivors in California, Ohio, North Carolina, New York, Georgia, Texas, Tennessee, Maryland and New Jersey – uncovered stories of children consigned to suffer years of abuse in fear and silence while the parents who sought to protect them were driven to the brink financially and psychologically. These parents have become increasingly stigmatized by a family court system that not only discounts evidence of abuse but accepts dubious theories used to undermine the protective parents’ credibility.

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Unadulterated Arrogance: Autopsy of the Narcissistic Parental Alienator

Parental Alienation

This article guides professionals to recognize and gain insight of the inner dynamics and profile of the narcissist and the chronic parental alienator. It covers and exposes the commonalities of both their modus operandi and characteristics. Parental Alienation stems from intolerance, denigration, prejudice, and deep-seated dysfunction. In like manner, narcissistic abuse is caused by malignant self love and unadulterated arrogance. The deception of the Narcissistic Parental Alienator (NPA) is a cruel act. It often has many players on different stages that corrode the soul. The NPA is one who systematically deceives and turns their own children into little abuser proxies. Narcissists lie, manipulate, and speak in mixed messages. They cannot part with their illusions, and if their illusions are gone, they may still exist, but they have ceased to live.

All too often mental health and legal professionals and judges do not listen to the target parent and they are…

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What’s a narcissistic parent?

Parental Alienation

What’s a narcissistic parent? It’s someone who is self-absorbed, authoritarian (watch out for their outbursts), negative, a know-it-all, never culpable or blameworthy for anything, highly critical of others, secretive, cunning and conniving, manipulative, exploitive, stingy with others (but not themselves), ungrateful, a pathological liar (twists the truth with incredible ease), envious and competitive, deaf to other’s opinions, has zero empathy, doesn’t listen, doesn’t seek agreement (not a single ounce of agreeableness), brags and exaggerates, plays favorites (and it’s a rotating favorite list at that), has no boundaries, never asks you any questions, inept at basic manners, lacks a sense of humor (especially at themselves), and excels at making others feel guilty… He or she is one unhappy person who can successfully convince their targets that they are needed, and that without them their targets would be nothing.

Looking at these traits, how many of them apply to your parent or ex?…

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Erasing Family Documentary

Parental Alienation

Millions of children are systematically converted into hostages by the family court system after their parents separate. Years can pass before children can see parents, siblings, and extended family. These lost family bonds create irreparable harm and rob children of their identities. It is one of the largest public health crises in modern times, but it does not receive attention because it is considered a normal part of divorce.

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Alimony Vacated for Failing to Analyze “Need” in McMinnville, TN Divorce: Bewick v. Bewick

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

knoxville tn alimonyFacts: Husband and Wife were married for approximately 37 years.

Husband is a dentist practicing in both Tennessee and Indiana. Wife worked in Husband’s dental office for much of the marriage, but she was working as a legal secretary at the time of divorce.

After dividing the marital property, the trial court ordered Husband to pay Wife $6000 per month for 10 years as alimony in solido, explaining:

The Court has considered that Husband’s earning capacity is greater than Wife’s. He will still have a thriving dental practice while her employment will still be limited to a legal secretary. Husband can still remain in his profession; Wife cannot. The marriage was of long duration and both parties are approaching 60. . . . Until [Husband’s] of adulterous affair, the parties maintained a comfortable living condition, although it might have been beyond their means. Both parties contributed equally…

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French election turns ugly as political attacks mount — Journalists accused of bias — Judges said to be taking orders from the president — France in a state of “near civil war.”

Peace and Freedom

AFP

© AFP / by Adam PLOWRIGHT | French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (centre) visits the Agriculture Fair in Paris on February 27, 2017

PARIS (AFP) – Journalists accused of bias. Judges said to be taking orders from the president. The country in a state of “near civil war.”This isn’t America’s especially bitter presidential election campaign last year, but France’s in 2017.

The latest comments from conservative Francois Fillon, who accused the Socialist government Sunday of failing to ensure security for candidates, underline the increasingly ugly tone of France’s campaign.

“I solemnly accuse the prime minister and the government of failing to create the conditions for the peaceful exercise of democracy,” Fillon said in a statement late on Sunday.

“They carry a heavy responsibility for allowing a climate of near civil war to develop in the country,” he added.

He referred to clashes in the western city of Nantes at the…

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