FAMILY DISAPPEARED PODCAST: Parenting When You Don’t Have Contact or Access to Your Children – Episode 12

family disappeared episode 12

How often have you walked the ‘high road’, believing it to be the road to success, only to find it’s not always the best route when engaging with the complexities of parental alienation? Join me, Lawrence Joss, as we dismantle this concept and explore the profound impact it can have, not just on us, but our children as well. We’ll dig into my personal journey, discussing the integral role of self-advocacy, the power of resilience, and the importance of selecting the right resources – be it therapists or attorneys. Let’s also delve into the ‘secret handshake’ or ‘unilateral agreement’ notion that we unknowingly carry from our upbringing, and its unintended ripple effects on our children.

Let’s get critical together, as we analyze how the dynamics of our family origin can bleed into our adulthood, affecting our relationship with our children. We’ll dissect the sealed system of parental alienation, understanding how we, as parents, can inadvertently feed the disease through our actions. It’s time to be proactive about our healing journey, to take responsibility for our actions and be mindful of our perspectives. We’ll also touch on the difficult conversations around parental alienation that often cause discomfort within the family system.

But it’s not all about the struggles; there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. We’ll learn how we can use our collective power to orchestrate sustainable, long-term change. Let’s explore the opportunities available for community engagement – from being part of our podcast crew to joining the Family Hope project, or participating in parental alienation anonymous support groups. We’ll also uncover how foundational trainings, such as NVC, can aid us in better understanding our children’s experiences and needs. So, buckle up for a journey of understanding, self-advocacy, and community inclusion as we navigate the challenging terrain of parenting without access.

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This podcast is made possible by the Family Disappeared Team:
Anna Johnson- Editor/Contributor/Activist/Co-host
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