Parental Alienation – It’s Real – It’s Child Abuse
If you’re looking for a definition of PA, refer to the definition included in Black’s Law Dictionary. Black’s Law is the most renowned and utilized law dictionary in the United States. Black’s Law states, Parental-Alienation Syndrome is “a condition resulting from a parent’s actions that are designed to poison a child’s relationship with the other parent” (Garner, 553). According to this definition, if a child’s relationship with their other parent is negatively affected as a result of the other parent’s actions, Parental Alienation has occurred. Looking at the infographic above, would you agree that the actions depicted would negatively impact a parent-child relationship? Really, it goes without saying.