Particpate in Separating Families Research – AIFS

The Australian Institute of Family Studies appears to be initiating a regular study into separating families and are currently undertaking interviews via Roy Morgan Research.  Roy Morgan Research on 1800 000 293 or email familypathways@roymorgan.com Over the last 20 years we at MRA have heard from many fathers and their relatives, detailing their horrific experiences […]

AIFS Survey – recently separated families

Executive summary This report presents the key findings from the Survey of Recently Separated Families (SRSP) 2012. This study examined the experiences of 6,119 parents who separated between 31 July 2010 and 31 December 2011. The research, commissioned and funded by AGD, focuses on parents whose main use of family law system services occurred around […]

Divorce is costing the Australian economy $14 billion a year

Quote: … each Australian taxpayer [is] now paying about $1100 a year to support families in crisis.

In Australia, More of the Same on Children’s Overnights from the Anti-Dad Crowd

By Robert Franklin, National Parents Organization

https://nationalparentsorganization.org/recent-articles?id=21798  One way or another, Jennifer McIntosh and her colleagues who oppose fathers having overnight care of their children before they reach age five just never quite seem to go away. And when they poke their heads up, they always seem to be saying the same things and those things always seem to be at […]

A SPECIAL MESSAGE TO MOMS: FOSTER YOUR DAUGHTER’S BOND WITH HER DAD POST-DIVORCE – USA

By Terry Gaspard MSW, LICSW movingpastdivorce.com

http://lw4sp.org/blog/2014/6/3/a-special-message-to-moms-foster-your-daughters-bond-with-her-dad-post-divorce Father’s Day is quickly approaching. Even in the 21st century, far too many children living in reconstructed families are suffering from being separated from their fathers or not reaping the rewards of shared parenting. What do most divorced dads want this Father’s Day? My guess is more time with their children. As the numbers […]

Why the Left hates families

MELANIE PHILLIPS, Daily Mail UK

MELANIE PHIILLIPS reveals how the selfish sneers of Guardianistas made her see how the Left actively fosters – and revels in – family breakdown… Comments (306) Share Melanie Phillips reveals how her father’s failings showed her the toxic legacy of inadequate parents, and how she fights the Left, not from ‘the Right’, but on its […]

Shared Parenting Research – Must Read

 Yuri Joakimides has once again produced an extremely useful listing for those dads who are facing a negative response to the suggestion of shared parenting. Thanks Yuri. Recently published must read shared parenting research that lays to rest the most common claims made by those who seek to eliminate or marginalize fathers in the lives […]

Happy marriage a cure for all ills, Lib MP says

Elissa Doherty, Courier Mail, Brisbane

MARRIAGE can help prevent cancer. It is the best chance of fulfilment in life and divorcing parents should be encouraged to reconcile, says a book by the MP who could become Australia’s next families minister. Senior Liberal MP Kevin Andrews has rated the breakdown of marriage and the family a greater threat to the western […]

Men’s Guide to a Smooth Divorce

Todd R. Howerter

How to save your kids, your money and your sanity, A well written, sensitive and sensible guide to separation, children, property settlement and divorce. It is American, but the principles expressed here are universally preferable and acceptable. The author introduces the book by welcoming readers with the words , “I’m glad you found this book. Even […]

Roxon to tackle law on family violence

Pia Akerman From:The Australian

NICOLA Roxon has flagged further changes to the Family Law Act to improve the court system’s response to family violence, amid calls for greater clarification on how and when family violence should be relevant to disputes. The Attorney-General yesterday declared there was “more to do” in reforming the system to provide better support for victims, […]