Category Archives: Understanding the Alienating Parent

Alienators as Cult Leaders and your Children as Cult Members – Some Insights

I stumbled across an article by Doni Whitsett and Stephen A. Kent about what can happen to families involved in cults. (A link to the article can be found at the end of this post.) It was written for therapists, … Continue reading

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Dismayed, Discouraged, Disgusted

I regret that I haven’t written for a while. I realize that I’ve been a little depressed. I’m dismayed to realize that I wish my children would move out, after I worked so hard to get them back. I’m discouraged … Continue reading

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Alienators. What motivates yours?

Alienators. Alienators attempt to cause a child to reject a loving mother or father (and/or other loving relatives). ¬†Anyone who does this is perpetrating abuse. Some alienators know but don’t care that the rejected parent is actually a safe and … Continue reading

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I was an Adult Alienated Child – LONG version!

This post is long. I describe how and why I became alienated from my parents, and how and why the alienation ended. I write about how about the alienation distorted my thoughts, behaviour and feelings – how it felt hating … Continue reading

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