Such a sad article in the Mail today about children’s anguish and pain following their parents separation - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3823999/I-did-photo-dad-bed-mum-took-away-true-anguish-divorce-heartbreaking-words-children-stuck-middle.html
How many of us practitioners hear if from the side of the parent, suffering from their own pain and anguish, and failing to understand the true impact of their separation and on going behaviour on the children. What more can be done? Should therapy and/or family counselling become compulsory? Not sure how that would be policed, but it could certainly be introduced to any litigation involving children.
‘One parent takes us to the other one — we get dropped off at the corner shop. Mum doesn’t like Dad in her street and Mum isn’t allowed in Dad’s street.