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From Alienated Child to Reunited Son.
Does Your Alienated Child Love You?
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The Family Relationship Advice Line is a national telephone service established to assist families affected by relationship or separation issues.
The Advice Line provides information on family relationship issues and advice on parenting arrangements after separation. It can also refer callers to local services that can provide assistance.
The Advice Line complements the information and services offered by Family Relationship Centres. It ensures that people who are not able to attend a Centre can be helped.
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Many alienated parents experience significant financial and emotional costs associated with trying to find a resolution in a legal system and mental health services that do not understand parental alienation.
There are often days where you might feel like you cannot cope. Remember that your child needs you and you need to stay healthy minded. The situation can change but you need to be ready.
Alienated children display unjustified contempt for the alienated parent and an attitude of entitlement towards the alienated parent. They are taught to have a perception of an “all-wonderful” alienating parent and “all-bad” targeted parent. As a result, alienated children experience disrupted social-emotional development as a consequence of parental alienation.
Alienated children experience complex grief for the loss of a parent who is still alive. Because this loss is the result of emotional manipulation, alienated children experience psychological difficulties associated with this type of trauma and abuse.
Parental alienation causes emotional pain for children.
The long-term outcomes of parental alienation on children include: social isolation, fragile sense of self, anger, depression and anxiety.
The key to engaging alienated parents is to validate their parental identity, and combine advocacy efforts with counseling focused on enhancing their role as active and responsible parents.
Your kids need you more than ever, even if they can’t yet tell you that.
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