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 […]

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, […]

Women poorer, men lonelier after divorce

Rachel Wells - Sydney Morning Herald

Quote: Women’s household incomes suffer more than men’s after divorce, but it takes men longer to recover emotionally, a study has found.

Norgrove and McIntosh’s junk science

Robert Whiston - a noted UK writer who presents a thorough analysis of the topics he selects - usually associated with family law, fatherhood, shared parenting, children's interests. You can read more of his writings here and join in his blog http://robertwhiston.wordpress.com/

“… Jennifer McIntosh’s smiling face cannot conceal that her ideological dogma will perpetuate the orphaning of children. It cannot disguise the awful misery she is inflicting on generations yet to come – hopeful futures she has dashed. What and why is so important that she has to fly half way round the world to stop it happening ?

She is the eminence gris of the [British] Norgrove Report, cited to excuse its betrayal of father’s rights and the rights of children to see their fathers.

McIntosh, and her Australian cronies, are sabotaging British efforts to bring equality to post-divorce settlements. Often this reactionary sabotage takes the form of ‘scare tactics’, alleging inter-partner domestic violence will increase, but on other occasions it is more subtle.

Divorce Hurts Children, Even Grown Ones

Jann Gumbiner, Ph.D., Psychology Today

 in The Teenage Mind – the internal experience of the young adult My parents’ divorce had lifelong effects on me and I am still feeling them.          In response to Mark Banschick’s September Psychology Today post, “The Intelligent Divorce,”  there is no such thing. Divorce is bad, plain and simple. I am a psychologist with an […]