Category Archives: Culture of 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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High Conflict Personalities in Employment Cases © 2016 John C. Edwards, Esq. It is expected and understood by most people in the legal profession that because of the intensely personal nature of the issues that come up in family law, … 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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2014 will be remembered for its high-conflict boundary disputes and attacks on innocent students. Russia invaded and annexed Crimea, while lying about it until it was over. Russia continues to equip rebels in the Ukraine, perhaps with similar intentions, again … Continue reading

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Times have changed. Incivility is growing in the workplace, as well as in most areas of our society. How big of a problem is this? Why is this happening? And what can be done about it – as individuals and … 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

Posted in *Borderline Personality Disorder, *High Conflict Relationships, *Narcissistic Personality, *New Ways for Families, *Parental Alienation, *Parenting and Divorce, alienated child, alienation, child alienation, Culture of Blame, family court, high conflict parents, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Blamespeak Blamespeak is the term I use for the language of high-conflict blaming. It has increased rapidly over the past ten years, although it’s been around for eternity. While everyone may “lose” it and use Blamespeak on a rare occasion, … Continue reading

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“Who’s to blame for this sorry situation?” asks the newspaper headline, which then gives two choices of individuals in the story. “Who do you blame for the recent events?” asks the internet website, and gives you a choice of four … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. We live in a Culture of Blame, where individuals are blamed and attacked for complex social and political problems. This has been growing for years, but it perhaps reached a peak in 2010 with negative … Continue reading

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I am responding to a comment left by a custody evaluator and parenting coordinator. It goes to the heart of the problem of child alienation or parental alienation, and how to handle it. He/she basically says: Sometimes there is only … Continue reading

Posted in *Parental Alienation, alienation, blame, child alienation, Culture of Blame, custody evaluator, family court, family system, parenting coordinator, personality disorders, win-lose | 3 Comments