Category Archives: blame

  Why Is Being A Target of Blame of a High Conflict Personality So Stressful? Guest Blog by Megan Hunter Whether you’re in a dispute with your brother, classmate, work colleague, spouse or even someone you don’t know, conflict is … Continue reading

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Why Resentment “Trumps” Logic!  (Pt. 1) (c) 2016 Bill Eddy Thinking people have been caught by surprise at the huge number of people who are supporting Donald Trump. They mention that he is a blowhard, inconsistent, not a true conservative, … Continue reading

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As we enter 2016, fear is in the air – worldwide. With the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, fear of terrorism is polling at its highest in the United States since 2001. The 2016 Presidential Elections have been … Continue reading

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Guest blog by Ellice Halpern, J.D., a Virginia Supreme Court certified general and family mediator. Last week, I participated in the annual four day Academy of Professional Mediators Conference in Reston, Virginia and learned with mediators who had flown in to … Continue reading

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Last week I spent three days in London – London, Ontario, that is! I trained almost forty professionals in our New Ways for Families method (see photo). Then I went on to Hamilton, Ontario, to give over 180 professionals an … Continue reading

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Right now I’m on vacation in France before I speak in Vienna in July. Perhaps because of the distance, I’ve been thinking about America’s race problem (after the shooting deaths of nine African-Americans in Charleston, North Carolina) in terms of … Continue reading

Posted in *Parental Alienation, *Parenting and Divorce, alienated, alienated child, alienated parent, alienation, blame, child alienation, divorce, HCP, HCPs, high conflict parents, high conflict person, high conflict personalities, high conflict personality, high-confict people, high-conflict divorce, high-conflict parent, target of blame | Tagged | Leave a comment

Do you have a surge protector for your computer? I’ll bet you do! Otherwise, you could burn out your computer during a power surge from a storm, after a power outage or other cause. But do you have a surge … Continue reading

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Pat knew divorce was inevitable. It was a matter of WHEN? After the children are past the age of 5? 8? 10? 14? They had all tried to keep the family together, but they were individually coming apart at the … Continue reading

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Movie review Part 1 [I am writing this movie review “Part 1” before I have seen the movie Divorce Corp which will be released on Jan. 10, 2014. I have just seen some trailers and received some inside tips.] I … Continue reading

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by Bill Eddy Politicians Politicians are among those who use Blamespeak the most – because it often works for them! In recent elections people have deplored the use of negative ads, yet they have been used more than ever. They … Continue reading

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