TSV The Impact of Parental Alienation on Children



The Impact of Parental Alienation Syndrome. . . “There is now scholarly consensus that severe alienation is abusive to children (Fidler and Bala, 2010), and it is a largely overlooked form of child abuse (Bernet et al, 2010) . . . ”

Every child has a fundamental need for love and protection.

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It is true that none of us can help everyone but each of us can help someone.  No one of us is going to solve the world’s problem and thinking that helping is going to require that, or measuring our efforts to help one against the entire need for help is only going to defeat us.  All we have to do is what we can, each moment.  Look around, someone can use your compassion.  It is contagious.  It will be passed on.


Love heals.  Thoughts of love heal.  Acts of love heal.  Just love.


It is a way of living, not a single act.  Those who plot and purposefully hurt others without ever taking responsibility for the pain they cause are often the most miserable of people.  Choosing kindness and love changes you and it changes your life.  The world is a much kinder place when you see it with people who are struggling just like you instead of people you must eliminate and destroy in order to find your own happiness.


“People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves. They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism, a charisma that can take out alive, young people from the traditional imprisonment. The awakened man cannot be enslaved – that is the difficulty – and he cannot be imprisoned. Every genius who has known something of the inner is bound to be a little difficult to be absorbed; he is going to be an upsetting force. The masses don’t want to be disturbed, even though they may be in misery; they are in misery, but they are accustomed to the misery. And anybody who is not miserable looks like a stranger. The awakened man is the greatest stranger in the world; he does not seem to belong to anybody. No organization confines him, no community, no society, no nation.”   Osho


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Passion without Borders. Time to lay down blame and accept responsibility for the way the world is. Let’s build bridges of hope with one another and lift each other up by sharing our stories, learnings, resources, and ideas.






“Relationships do not cause pain and unhappiness.

They bring out the pain and unhappiness that is already in you.”
– Eckhart Tolle

Your feelings, the energies alive in your body right now, were not ‘caused’ by anyone else, and nobody else can take them away. Nobody else is responsible for your feelings. This realisation can end the blame game once and for all, and leave you standing in your true place of power – the present moment.

Yes, others may trigger pain and sorrow in you, they may contribute to the field in which your old, unresolved pain can resurface, but they cannot make you feel how you feel. Nobody can make you happy, nobody can make you unhappy. You are only invited, constantly, to meet what remains unmet in yourself, to touch what you never wanted to touch in yourself, to explore the field.

Making others responsible for how we feel is the beginning of all violence, both internal and external, all conflict between people, and ultimately all wars between nations.

Let others off the hook. Honour what is alive in you right now. Learn to hold your own feelings like beloved children, however intensely they burn and scream for attention. Celebrate the aliveness in your hurt, the vibrancy of your disappointment, the electricity of your sadness. Kneel before the power in your anger, honour its burning creativity.

From this place of deep acceptance, you do not become weak and passive. Quite the opposite. You simply enter the world from a place of nonviolence, and therefore immense creative power, and you are open to the possibility of deep listening, honest dialogue, and unexpected change.

In suffering you become small. In love, anything is possible.”   Jeff Foster