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25 Signs of Emotional Abuse

25 Signs of Emotional Abuse

Sometimes, emotional abuse can be so subtle that we don’t even realise we’re being emotionally and mentally abused by someone’s words or actions. Even though there are no visible bruises, the damage should never be underestimated. . How can it be abuse if it is so subtle? This kind of conduct systematically undermines your dignity […]

18th November 2017 | By | Reply More
How to Help Someone with High-Functioning Depression

How to Help Someone with High-Functioning Depression

When you picture the word depression, what do you see? Off the top, images of disinterest, sadness, loneliness, emptiness, and hopelessness are likely some of the first to arise. These are interesting concepts because many people have a very clear idea and understanding of them, at least on the surface. In fact, there are six major […]

13th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Coping with a Narcissist

Coping with a Narcissist

. Whether or not you are actually living with a narcissist you need to develop some coping strategies to keep you from melting down when you have to deal with them. .   One: Narcissists Don’t Choose Losers   When you have been in a relationship with a narcissist for any length of time you […]

25th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Inside the Mind of the Alienated Child

Inside the Mind of the Alienated Child

This week finds me focused on the experience of growing up in an alienating environment and the ways in which children are prepared for the kind of mind bending and brain washing behaviours which are seen in alienation. Keeping in mind that parental alienation is the result of three things – a) the alienating strategies […]

21st September 2017 | By | Reply More
eBook: 5 Steps to a Fair Divorce

eBook: 5 Steps to a Fair Divorce

It’s here! My first eBook in the series, 5 Steps to a Fair Divorce has been released: This eBook, is the first in a series of 5 eBooks, containing an in-depth examination of topics, including action steps to be taken and relevant matters to ponder as you journey through your divorce process. It is a revolutionary […]

19th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Parental Alienation Courses

Parental Alienation Courses

The Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG) together with the National Coalition Against Parental Alienation (NCAPA), offers two online courses on Parental Alienation, at no cost to participants. The one course was designed for parents & family members dealing with parental alienation and the other, for professional counselors & attorneys. Both offer a comprehensive insight into […]

12th September 2017 | By | Reply More
7 Steps to Decide if Divorce is Right for You

7 Steps to Decide if Divorce is Right for You

I wrote an article recently about the long and winding road I took to deciding to divorce. Although I think every step on that road was necessary, it might have been an easier and quicker journey if I’d had a few tools and tips to ease the decision-making process. If you’re still on the fence […]

11th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Teacher Tips for Students Dealing with Divorce

Teacher Tips for Students Dealing with Divorce

Roughly fifty percent of children attending school, have divorced parents. Here are some helpful tips from The Family Community, for teachers to help their students cope with the changes divorce brings to their lives. . .No matter the age of the children, divorce is an extremely emotional time. They are figuring out a whole new […]

4th September 2017 | By | Reply More
August Give-Away

August Give-Away

Our August Give-Away guides parents to help their children cope with divorce! South African Anne Cawood, author of Adjusting the Boundaries has generously donated two autographed copies of her book, one of which will be kept in our Library and the other will be given away in a lucky draw. To enter the draw, please comment below […]

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Mother-Child Bond vs Father-Child Bond

Mother-Child Bond vs Father-Child Bond

Equal Parenting is really possible. Fathers can do just as well as mothers, as seen in this interesting perspective on how we have evolved as families. Is the long-held belief that mothers have a stronger bond with their children really true? Scholars investigate this theory and examine how fathers interact with their children. From the […]

25th August 2017 | By | Reply More