Learn to recognize and prevent a parent attempting to alienate a child from another parent!
The Alienating parent will exhibit specific behaviors, signs and symptoms than those of the children and the target parent. The following examples of Alienators behavior are called Red Flags. The more of these a parent exhibits or enacts, the higher the probability of parental alienation syndrome is occurring.
Alienator informs the child(ren) that the Target Parent has a criminal record for harming children.
Alienator will not allow the child(ren) to undergo any medical or psychological assessment without being present.
Alienator informs the child(ren) that they were unwanted by the Target Parent and that the Target Parent insisted that pregnancy be terminated.
Alienator insists that Target Parent’s family never accepted she or the children and insisted that the pregnancy (ies) be terminated.
Alienator blames Target Parent for poor food quality, housing quality and/or availability of funds even where child support is paid and/or alienator contact is minimal.
Alienator blames Target Parent and new partner for stealing home, food, resources from the Alienator and child(ren).
Alienator ignores the child(ren) when they discuss activities with the Target Parent.
Alienator becomes angered when the child(ren) discuss activities with the Target Parent.
Alienator becomes angered when the child(ren) express a desire to see/phone the Target Parent.
Alienator becomes angered when child(ren) engage in mother’s/father’s day activities at school which are focused on the Target Parent.
Alienator becomes angered when child expresses desire for contact with Target Parent to school teachers/mates/colleagues.
Alienator removes child from school and relocates child without cause if the child expressed a desire for contact with Target Parent.
Alienator informs child(ren) that Target Parent is happier without them.
Alienator informs child(ren) that Target Parent does not love them anymore, is never going to see them again, does not want them any more.
Alienator accuses the child(ren) of causing rifts/separation in the marriage.
Alienator informs child(ren) that Target Parent is leaving THE CHILD(REN) rather than the marriage or the alienator.
Alienator accuses the Target Parent of infidelity in earshot of the child(ren).
Alienator writes letters on behalf of the child(ren) claiming that the child(ren) have had input.
Alienator actively seeks to ensure that children believe that Target Parent sends no letters, gifts or monies.
Alienator removes and destroys any items sent to the child(ren) through an outside facility (ie. School, grandparent). This usually occurs on leaving the facility and appearing publicly to accept the items for the child.