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

Coping with PA

A blogger wrote the question below to the group on a PA site. Although I am often struggling, I know there are others out there standing where I have already been -needing help. It helps me to help them. Below is my response to the group. Question: “What about the dynamics of guilt, remorse, grief … More Coping with PA

Why?

Parental Alienation Why? Why is it so hard? Why can’t I be in my daughter’s life? Why is it such an effort for me to accentuate the positive? The blessings in my life are rich and plentiful; Why can I not totally bury thoughts of requital? I don’t seek that; Why is it so hard … More Why?

Fathers Day 2015 – River Deep Mountain High

“The greatness comes not when things go always good for you. The greatness comes when you’re really tested. When you take some knocks, some disappointments. When sadness comes. Because only if you’ve been in the deepest valley can you know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.” Nixon If, like me, you … More Fathers Day 2015 – River Deep Mountain High