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 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 […]

Splitting America

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. and Don Saposnek, Ph.D [The following is an excerpt from the new book “SPLITTING AMERICA: How Today’s Politicians, Super PACs and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce” by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek (HCI Press, 2012). Something nasty is happening in America. Have you noticed the trend? […]