Category Archives: child alienation

THE NEW WAYS PARENT-CHILD TALK: How To Talk To Your Child About Transitioning to Living in Two Homes by Bill Eddy, LCSW, ESQ. When parents separate, having a talk with your children that includes some or all of the following may … Continue reading

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Last month, Bill Eddy wrote a letter with recommendations for the Commission on the Future of California’s Court System. Here is what he wrote: Dear Futures Commission: I have been a family lawyer for 23 years in California (a Certified … 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

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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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An excerpt from the book Don’t Alienate the Kids! Raising Resilient Children While Avoiding High Conflict Divorce In this chapter, I explain a theory of  child alienation that I have developed called “1000 Little Bricks.” It’s based on three Cultures of … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek In high-conflict divorce, children often grow to hate one of their parents – even a parent they were very close to and loved just a year or two earlier. It’s an intense hatred and … Continue reading

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Once again, congress is looking a lot like a high-conflict divorce. I’m not an expert on politics, but I am quite familiar with the patterns of dysfunctional behavior and how to manage it in high-conflict divorce. Essentially what works is … Continue reading

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The entire month of July is dedicated to Child Centered Divorce. This month of awareness marks the second annual event. Therapists, mediators, educators, social workers, teachers, and attorneys will come together to ensure that, collectively, all efforts are targeted toward … Continue reading

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HOW CAN YOU PREVENT ALIENATION? You might be alienating your child against the other parent or against yourself, without even being conscious of it – especially during a divorce. Here are seven suggestions: 1. POSITIVE COMMENTS: Regularly point out positive … Continue reading

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I just read about a recent high conflict divorce case in Ontario, Canada in the December 17th national paper, the Globe and Mail. It has gone viral around the internet in both the US and Canada, because the judge “turned to … Continue reading

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