Sometimes, in high-conflict divorces, children do not want to have anything to do with one of their parents.
Many Lovefraud readers have seen their sociopathic ex-partners turn children away from them. They call it “parental alienation.”
But sometimes sociopathic parents fabricate claims of parental alienation in order to pry children away from the other parent. They claim the other parent is intentionally poisoning the kids against them, when, in fact, it is their own abusive behavior.
It can be very difficult to know what is going on and who is the abusive parent.
But a new industry has sprung up — programs that claim they can reunite children with a parent whom they don’t want to spend time with. No one knows if it works, but courts are ordering kids into them — and it can be truly traumatic for the children.
This story in the Washington Post Magazine tells a frightening story:
They were taken from their mom to rebond with their dad. It didn’t go well., on washingtonpost.com.