the alienation code

Cracking The Alienation Code with Pathways Family Coaching

Pathways TeamAlienation, Family Coaching

Separation and divorce are hard for everyone, especially your children. It is common for children to get caught in the middle of the dispute, unwittingly becoming weapons used by one parent to hurt the other. It is all too easy for these malicious acts to overpower existing bonds between parents and their children, leaving you struggling to connect while the …

parental rejection

Getting Ready to Reconnect with Pathways Family Coaching

Pathways TeamAlienation, Family Coaching

Feeling as though you’ve lost a child is one of the most difficult things a parent will ever experience. When your child is choosing to disengage or not to be a part of your life, it is incredibly challenging not to become overwhelmed by a flood of emotions. It is all too easy to fall into the traps of self-pity …

Parental Alienation Support Groups – The Pros and Cons

Pathways TeamAlienation

Parental alienation and the rejection of a parent by a child is a common consequence of high-conflict separation or divorce. Whether it’s caused by the child’s inability to process their trauma or the behavior of one or both co-parents, the parent-child relationship is often severely damaged throughout the process of family restructuring. For parents who have been rejected by their children, …

Strategies to Counteract COVID-19 Alienation

Monique MasonAlienation, Co-Parenting

Coronavirus…it’s a word that has the masses running scared and leaving grocery store shelves empty. It has created confusion, worry and panic for many. However, there is a smaller population that is left with a whole new set of concerns. Namely, parents who are already struggling to spend the parenting time they deserve with their children. Governments are closing schools …

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Rejected Parents Make and What to do About It!

Monique MasonAlienation

Being rejected by a child sucks…and that’s putting it pretty lightly!  It is devastating…but the truth of the matter is that the resulting trauma typically starts long before our children emotionally cut-off from us.  In my case, I was diagnosed with clinical depression and suffered from irrational thinking when not on medication.  I even almost lost my engineering job as …