Adults and young people, one confused and dangerous identity

  Today we are confronted with a generation of young people and of adults who are very distant from what we might expect but are incredibly specular, and consequently cause perplexity and disillusionment, all of which is reflected in a new, uncertain concept of family and society. Educating has become an increasingly difficult, at times … [Read more…]

Manipulation between fascination and deceit

Manipulation can be defined as an art that often emerges as a talent and, once recognized in itself, is exercised and applied primarily in social and affective relations. Defining manipulation as an art is, needless to say, a sarcastic provocation, aimed to better explain why people who have the power to charm, persuade, attract – … [Read more…]

ON THE SIDE OF CHILDREN: when Guardianship turns into Violence against Children

While family ties come undone, separations occur, lawyers take action, conflicts escalate, and daily life turns into a tangle of meetings, discussions, decisions, hearings, files, arguments, faxes and emails exchanged between lawyers, former spouses, independent technical consultants, party-appointed technical consultants, certified emails with the court, appeals, and much much more, hardly anyone notices that in … [Read more…]

The cruel paradox of a parent who wants to defend his or her child

Cruel vademecum of frequent situations if you ask that you, as a mother or father, and your child be protected when you or your child or both are suffering abuse/violence: If your partner/husband accuses you – using the absurd term worthy of the dark ages – of being “crazy” and therefore of deserving that your … [Read more…]

When minors are not protected during the process of formulating a preliminary expert’s opinion

The process of producing a preliminary expert’s opinion should represent a lengthy stage in the separation or divorce procedure, during which conflicts may be addressed in depth in order to find the best solution in relation to the custody of minors. We should also consider that if an expert’s opinion is requested, it is obvious … [Read more…]

When a parent pits a child against the other parent: from natural love to unnatural hate

I often receive letters from mothers and fathers who, after a long and difficult separation, are left with a child who used to love them unconditionally but has come to reject them, to “hate” them, in some cases to no longer want to see them. There is a great deal of talk about PAS – … [Read more…]

Part 2: the script of Lying Victim Women

After writing about Narcissistic Bluff Men in Part 1, in Part 2 I will focus on Lying Victim Women. Both categories were extrapolated from the many cases I have come across in my work experience; the name given to this category is the result of specific recurring personality traits, behaviours and intentions. I could also … [Read more…]