An Examination of Parental Alienation through Transactional Analysis

This post will probably only be interesting to alienated parents or people who enjoy psychology. In 1964 Psychiatrist Eric Berne wrote “Games People Play” to introduce his theory of Transactional Analysis about the dynamics of human relationships. I am not trained in psychology but I was fascinated by its potential to illustrate how the normal … More An Examination of Parental Alienation through Transactional Analysis

The Positive Path

Today is my daughter’s 19th birthday. I haven’t seen her on her birthday since she turned 7 and Its been 6 years since we were in each other’s lives. So far today I haven’t been able to contact her. Wherever she is I send all my love and hope she is happy. Sir Richard Attenborough … More The Positive Path

Milestone Malaise

Milestones are the hardest. Today is my birthday. My sole birthday wish each year for the last 8 years has simply been to see my only child. That hasn’t happened. But today my wish is that she is having the time of her life on her European gap adventure and is too busy squeezing the … More Milestone Malaise

PA DAY Australia

Published to Facebook 12/10/16 Today is Parental Alienation Awareness Day. I have something to say. “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” Benjamin Franklin   Many of you know my ongoing story. My daughter is 18 and I have shared less than 8 hours with … More PA DAY Australia

The Door

One day a happy little girl’s parents separated. She loved her Mum and Dad and they were both devoted to her. But she was taken by her Mum to live inside a huge walled city with her Mum’s new husband. She was given all she thought she needed in that city and quickly made new … More The Door

Of Pain and Paris

A few days ago my daughter left to travel around Europe for 6 months. She didn’t say goodbye. I don’t know where she is going but I imagine she will be in Paris at some stage. Paris is significant in our relationship and I thought I would share why it invokes special memories for me … More Of Pain and Paris