Category Archives: *Parental 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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Happy New Year from High Conflict Institute and Unhooked Books! We have a lot to be grateful for in looking back over the past year. But a lot more work to do in our efforts to explain high-conflict behavior and … 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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Excerpt from the book “Don’t Alienate the Kids! Raising Resilient Children While Avoiding High-Conflict Divorce” Reasonable parents are faced with a serious dilemma when separating from or divorcing a high-conflict parent. On one hand, it might seem best to totally … 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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Bill Eddy talks to Tina Swithin the author of Divorcing a Narcissist: One Mom’s Battle. The family court system in the United States is failing our children. Our appointed judges and commissioners are supposed to act in the best interest … Continue reading

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Last week, on March 19th, I spoke at the annual Minnesota CLE Family Law Institute in St. Paul, MN. It was a huge gathering of about 700 family lawyers, with interests from mediation to collaborative law to cooperative law to … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. ©  2008 High Conflict Institute Whether in a divorce, a workplace dispute, or a conflict with a neighbor, it’s easy to get caught up in defending our own behavior and point of view. This is especially … Continue reading

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I wrote this article in 2007 to help parents cope with the emotional complexities of divorce. This month we join UnHooked Books in recognizing “All About Better Parenting” Month. It seems this article is as applicable today as it was … Continue reading

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