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Parental alienation gets a day

By Walter H. Schneider

2006 05 14


The Sunday issue of canada.com newspapers carried a story about a divorced Ontario woman who sabotaged her children's relationship with their father (in spite of court orders to the contrary) and was stripped of her custodial rights. The full story is not in the public domain on the Net.

It is remarkable that a search through news.google.com for "parental alienation" provided 23 entries on the search-return list. Twenty years ago one would have been lucky to find perhaps as many as three such articles in the news throughout a whole year in the whole world. (Update 2006 10 04: today's search for "parental alienation" on news.google.com provided a search return list with 10 entries, even though a web search for the same phrase provided 228,000 entries.  Parental alienation is not deemed news-worthy.)

The issue of the parental alienation syndrome (PAS) and the escalating growth of PAS and its consequences are being discussed in an article by Kathleen Parker, a much-syndicated journalist who often writes about issues concerning fathers rights and the abrogation and violation of those rights after separation and divorce.

Townhall.com

Parental alienation gets a day

By Kathleen Parker

May 12, 2006

Proclamations generally have the same riveting power as supermarket ribbon-cuttings, but a recent one in Maine is being celebrated as a small victory for children and noncustodial parents wounded by divorce.

The proclamation, signed by Gov. John E. Baldacci, recognized April 25 as "Parental Alienation Awareness Day."

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As good as the articles and the exposure they provide of the issue of PAS are, what the articles on PAS I read today have in common is that all of them address cures for problem symptoms, not the eradication of fundamental problem causes.

The basic issue is that we need fathers within and not families without fathers.

Certainly, the full restoration of parental rights for fathers will not end PAS (and PAS happens not only in divorced families), but it will greatly lessen the emotional and psychological problems encountered by children who are being subjected to the consequences arising out of divorce and PAS.

Walter Schneider
http://fathersforlife.org

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Posted 2006 05 14