Being the object of acts of parental alienation can make a parent feel helpless and without any recourse. Not only are the parent’s rights being assaulted by the other parent, but the child him- or herself will appear to be opposed to the alienated parent. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to address alienating behavior being committed by the other parent before irreparable damage to the parent-child relationship occurs.
It is vital that you take prompt action if you suspect the other parent is attempting to cause a rift between you and your child or children. The longer you allow alienating behaviors to continue, the deeper the divide between your children and you will grow. If left unchecked, you may find that your relationship with your children will be damaged for many years – perhaps even after your children turn 18 years of age.
Instead of ignoring the problem or hoping it will go away on its own, consider taking one or more of the following steps to address the alienating behavior:
Whatever you do, do not repay bad behavior with bad behavior. Instead, contact Arami Law and the firm’s Cook County family law attorneys for help. We will help you attempt to resolve instances of parental alienation quickly to minimize any harm to your relationship with your children. Contact our experienced family law attorneys for help by calling (312) 212-1399 or by filling out our online form.
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