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Child estrangement in divorce: Enmeshment vs. alienation

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 @ 8:48 AM | By Brian Ludmer

In situations involving separated families and children exhibiting difficulties transitioning between the homes or developing healthy post separation relationships with both parents, the nature of the family dynamic can often.be confusing.

Frequently the parent who does not have a sufficient amount of time with the children or in respect of whom the children are exhibiting relational or bonding difficulties will allege that the other parent is consciously and willfully attempting to alienate the children from them.

It is important in these situations to correctly identify the...