Child Alienation: “1000 Little Bricks”

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. [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 Blame and the little behaviors (bricks) that children […]

How to Survive the Holidays with an Anti-Social Relative

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. [excerpted from It’s All Your Fault! by Bill Eddy] Don’t Get Conned While Antisocial “Con Artists” are the best at lying and manipulating information, all of the High Conflict Personalities lie some of the time. In your everyday life, from now on, you’re wise to be a little more cautious […]

How Political “Splitting” Encourages Violence

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. and Don Saposnek, Ph.D In our recent book, Splitting America, we explain the process of “splitting,” which often occurs in high-conflict divorces. After one or both parents 1) repeatedly blames the other entirely for the divorce, 2) repeatedly makes personal attacks (he/she is stupid-evil-and-immoral), and 3) repeatedly uses […]