Alienation versus Estrangement: A Discussion


Michelle Minette, a specialist in helping people heal from narcissistic abuse and toxic relationships, discusses the differences between parental alienation and parental estrangement with Melanie Mize, Attorney at Law. The discussion links the concepts of gaslighting, emotional abuse, and attachment to demonstrate the differences between the alienation and estrangement with a brief overview of how family court tends to respond to the terms.

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