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Newsletter for February 2, 2022


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“Parental alienation is both a process, and a result, of turning a child against one of their parents. It’s known as a form of child abuse and can be harmful to the targeted parent as well.”

According to St. Petersburg, Fla. — There are kinds of statistics on divorce in the United States. While most figures show the U.S. divorce rate in a decline, Florida ranks among the top ten states for divorce.

Divorce is one of the most stressful things people go through, not to mention the toll it can take on children caught in the middle of a high-conflict divorce. And despite claims that the court system favors mothers over fathers when determining child custody, the reality is that Florida law treats mothers and fathers equally.

But that’s not always what happens

Dr. Mark Roseman, a certified family mediator who specializes in high-conflict divorce, says 30 percent of divorcing parents are “highly conflicted” and in many instances, he sees what is known as parental alienation taking place.

Parental alienation is both a process and a result, of turning a child against one of their parents. It’s known as a form of child abuse and can be harmful to the targeted parent as well.

Lawmakers try to address child custody battles

“When you don’t start with something concrete like 50/50 [child custody] to go on and then adjust based on circumstance you’re really opening up a Pandora’s box,” said Danica Joan, who is founder and executive director of Kids Need Both, Inc., an organization that tries to help families navigate high conflict divorce.

“We’re not going to assume that, just because it’s mom, she’s better at taking care of the children because it might be dad,” she said.

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In service to you and your family,

Managing Director, Hope4Families


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MEET OUR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK

TORRI EVANS-BARTON

A transplant from Kalamazoo, Michigan, Dr. Torri J. Evans-Barton currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia where she is the Founder & CEO of The Fatherless Generation Foundation.

She is a Certified Cognitive Behavioral Coach & Practitioner, Fatherless & Reunification Expert, State Certified Family Mediator, and a National Speaker on the positive influence reunification of fatherless children with their biological fathers has on all parties involved and how reunification ignites the healing necessary to reduce the impact negative stigmas associated with growing up fatherless are having on our society.

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