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What to look out for if you suspect parental alienation

On Behalf of | Jul 23, 2022 | Family Law |

Divorce can put a strain on everyone involved. Not only does it impact the couple divorcing, but it can have a significant impact on the children as well.

While it may not be an easy thing to go through, there are ways that you can look out for things that could complicate your relationship with your children. Knowing the signs of parental alienation can help you to maintain harmonious relationships with your children.

Know the early signs

Often when parental alienation is beginning, there are signs and signals to look out for. A common early sign is that your children begin to get angry with you, often for reasons that are not clear. They may also begin to blame you for things that are not your fault.

As this continues, your children may want to spend less and less time with you. As alienation becomes more serious, your children may visit you less and less.

Take action

Parental alienation can cause a lot of stress and fear for the parent who is being alienated. It can make you feel powerless and uncertain about your relationship with your kids. The upside is, though, that you can take action. By reaching out for help you can help stop parental alienation before it develops too far, and causes lasting damage to your relationship with your children.

Divorce can cause a lot of stress and friction. This can be even more true when you have children. While parental alienation could threaten your relationship with your children, by knowing the signs and taking action you can help prevent serious damage.