In a ""winner takes all"" culture, children caught in divorce have become the grand prize.
Experts claim parental alienation has reached epidemic proportions in our country. Parents are only human, but when they indulge in their own unhealthy feelings and make a deliberate attempt to win a child's loyalty, they are perpetrators of bond abuse, also known as parental alienation. Taking a rigid stance for custody in divorce and coercing a child to devalue the bond they share with a parent, results in shattering widespread loss. Be ready for an edge-of-your-seat narrative that keeps you enthralled to the last page. The Parentectomy is an enlightening and heartrending depiction of the tactics involved in perpetrating parental alienation and the resilient courage of a mother determined to minimize the damage.
The story begins with the Sullivan family's expatriation to Austria where the troubled marriage of Peter and Paige collapses. Single-minded self-interest causes Peter to align their children with himself, making them his most powerful weapon in the crusade he has waged against his wife. Trapped in dire circumstances in a foreign country without a network of loved ones or the judicial system she needs, Paige meets Viktor, a local who offers new perspective. Paige and Viktor's devotion to each other escalates, culminating in a dynamic that further obscures the truth. Lifestyle and philosophical differences merge in the love story combining two cultures determined to realize the best of both worlds.
The Parentectomy is a gripping novel that explores the multidimensional consequences of parental alienation and bond abuse. From the children's rejection of their loved and full-time mother to her anguishing decision and the encouraging events that follow, you will be captivated by this story.
If you want to learn more about parental alienation and how it is perpetrated, The Parentectomy will enlighten you. If you are caught in the grip of parental alienation and the devastating consequences it has on those entangled in its complexities, The Parentectomy will validate you, restore your confidence, and raise your spirits.