From the monthly archives:

April 2010

Parental Alienation Awareness

by Carolyn on April 25, 2010

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As a young teenager, I had a brush with parental alienation. While standing at a sink washing dishes it was declared to me that one of my parents must not love me.  Then I was assaulted with all the twisted evidence to prove their claim. The lack of phone calls, the apparent lack of interest, and of course the lack […]



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Have you ever been on an extended vacation to a faraway place?  It’s so exciting.  You anticipate it for weeks.  You think about it all the time in the days leading up to the trip.  And then when you get there, you feel in awestruck by everything!  Everything that’s new.  Everything that’s different.  You enjoy […]



My Interview With Co-Parenting101

by Carolyn on April 12, 2010

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Well, over this past beautiful weekend, I devoted my blogging time to some website maintenance.  I was finding that my category list was no longer specific enough and therefore not an effective way to navigate through my posts.  In the beginning, it didn’t seem like much of a problem but as my content grows it […]



I Don’t Know Why Elin Stayed, But I Get it

by Carolyn on April 7, 2010

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I can hear the collective exasperated sigh, “Why, Elin?” He cheated on you. And not just with one woman, but with…what’s the count at now? Oh yeah, thirteen. Thirteen women. You were betrayed by him, played for a fool by him, and publicly humiliated by him. Then, he got to hide out at a rehabilitation […]



How Does Divorce Affect Children?

by Carolyn on April 6, 2010

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  How will my divorce affect my child? A lot of parents out there are asking this question and unfortunately there’s a problem with the answer.  The problem is that the ‘answer’ doesn’t really exist. The professionals don’t know. Two of the leading experts in the field, Judith Wallerstein and E. Mavis Hetherington seem to […]