The Common Enemy

I spend far too much time on social media, and as we all know it is bad for our health!

Unfortunately it is a necessary evil if you are trying to raise awareness about anything, or trying to communicate across the world to like minded people.

It is where you see the worst and the best things in people.

I keep on being asked why all the groups, charities, organisations whatever you want to call them can’t or won’t work together, and I have written about it before but it seems really prevalent at the moment.

Any social media platform you go on is full of  those very groups tearing chunks out of each other, so quick to go on a long conversation, comment after comment about what they think about other groups.

To organise any ‘call to arms’ is incredibly difficult, it usually falls on a couple of people to get it all together, the publicity, the venue, the speakers the list goes on and on.

But, there waiting around the corner are those who will do actually nothing in a physical sense to help in any way but will hop on the bad mouthing bandwagon all too quickly.

Why didn’t they do this, or why didn’t they do that.

Instead of sitting on the sidelines, how about getting off your ……… (fill in with appropriate word) and support those who are attempting to raise the awareness of Parental and Family Alienation?

Now there’s a thought

Each and everyone one of us who are or have experienced Family Alienation, are only too aware of what that actually means.

There is absolutely no need for ‘playground spats’ haven’t we all received our fair share of hurt and pain from those who have done the alienating?

If we want Family Alienation to be fully recognised we have to all be speaking with one voice, to have grown up conversations with others, and above all else, focus on the children.

I didn’t found Bristol Grandparents Support Group in 2007 to witness the sort of behaviour that goes on within so called support groups.

How do you think it looks to those we are trying to get onboard in acknowledging the emotional abuse that is alienation when vile language and discrediting is taking place?

These sorts of behaviour of late only goes to support the alienators, it does none of us any favours at all.

Just before you think that I have been receiving this stuff, I haven’t it is my observations.

As someone wrote this week about how everyone pulled together during wartime, we need to get back to the same mindset and work together against the common enemy that is Family Alienation.



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Jane setup Bristol Grandparent Support Group in 2007 after a string of incidents led to the loss of contact with her Grand Daughter.

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