A Soft Patriarchy and Accountability

Good Afternoon, So what makes a successful marriage?  We have seen often our grandparents stay together for over 30 + years yet we are just happy if we get to the five year mark. Why is it we cannot seem to get it together?  As step-moms we live in the world with another women even … Continue reading A Soft Patriarchy and Accountability

Step-Moms and Battle Buddies

For the Stepmoms who fight a battle on two fronts when their spouse has lost their children. A Letter to Your Spouse, As I sit here reading about the rise in male suicide to the shame, isolation, hurt, embarrassment, anxiety, and confusion I cannot help and think of you.[1] The trials that you experience and … Continue reading Step-Moms and Battle Buddies

For The 17.5%

Good Morning Step parents, Parents, and Family, Today I am going to talk about the one out of six women who in 2014 did not receive custody of their children. The 17.5 percent of mothers who lost primary custody to the children’s father.[1] Most of these fathers are and suffer from Narcissistic personality disorder. They … Continue reading For The 17.5%

Victimhood – They Wanted To Live Life This Way

So we have discussed over the past two days PA and PAS.  We have also discussed the results of that on our children. However I am left with the nagging question on why a parent would even want to engage in such behavior that could impact the entire life of their children and their future … Continue reading Victimhood – They Wanted To Live Life This Way

Increased Use Of Technology As An Escape And More

In 2008 Dr. Baker was performing a study on Parental Alienation Syndrome that identified findings of adults that as children had suffered from Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS). PAS is defined as “a set of symptoms manifested by the child during and after the process of parents divorcing. The syndrome demonstrates the family suffering and the … Continue reading Increased Use Of Technology As An Escape And More

Playing in the Victimhood Role

Parental Alienation (PA) is defined as a form of emotional child abuse where a custodial parent belittles or vilifies the other parent to the child. As sad as it is to say this is often common when parents’ divorce each other. However, it is more than that.  When you look at common symptoms of PA … Continue reading Playing in the Victimhood Role