Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin How can I recognize if my co -parent will engage in Parental Alienation A parent who exhibits signs of a personality disorder such as extreme narcissism, borderline personality disorder, and antisocial personality disorder is most at risk to become an alienator. These disorders are often denied by the parent and therefore they seek no mental health treatment to mitigate their behaviors.” Worse they can accuse the other parent of being mentally ill and engage in behaviors such as “ gaslighting .” These are not the only parents who engage in parental alienation but they are the group for whom the risk is greatest. There is a significant link between the behaviors of alienating parents and those who have been alienated, the children, a 2016 study of college age individuals found. What are the possible effects on my child? Children who are alienated from one parent may: experience increased anger, have heightened … [Read more...] about Parental Alienation: Who Does This?
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The NHS drew up secret plans to withdraw hospital care from people in nursing homes in the event of a pandemic, The Telegraph can disclose. Confidential Whitehall documents show that the NHS plans refused treatment to those in their 70s and that "support" would instead be offered to use so-called "end of life pathways". The strategy was drawn up by NHS England following a pandemic planning exercise in 2016 and was designed to stop hospitals being overwhelmed. It suggests that in a "severe" flu pandemic, the Health Secretary could authorise medics to prioritise some patients over others and even stop providing critical care altogether. Ministers have repeatedly insisted that care homes were not abandoned by the NHS during the coronavirus crisis, despite mounting evidence to the contrary. More than 42,000 residents in England and Wales died during the pandemic and hospitals released thousands of patients into care homes without testing . The Telegraph disclosed earlier this … [Read more...] about NHS made secret pandemic plan to deny care to elderly
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assured India a medal in women’s welterweight by reaching the semifinals, beating Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in a quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. The 23-year-old from Assam won the quarterfinal encounter 4-1 on points, assuring India a medal as there is no playoff for losing semifinalists in the Olympics. She will meet Surmeneli Busenaz of Turkey in the first semifinal on August 4, a win assuring her of at least a silver medal. Lovlina was born in the small village of Bara Mukhia in the Golaghat district of Assam on October 2, 1997. Lovlina drew inspiration from her elder twin sisters Licha and Lima, both of whom pursued kickboxing at the national level. Following in their footsteps, Lovlina took up Muay Thai at the age of 13 but later switched to boxing. During a Sports Authority of India (SAI) trial at her primary school, Barpathar Girls High School, Lovlina was spotted by the renowned Indian boxing coach Padum Boro. Boro … [Read more...] about Lovlina Borgohain’s Parents Were Pitied for Not Having Sons and Now She Has Assured India’s 2nd Medal at Tokyo Olympics
MOST children develop emotional attachments to their parents or caregivers at a young age. They show healthy anxiety when their caregiver is absent, and show relief when they’re reunited. But some kids develop attachment disorders because their caregivers aren’t able to meet their needs. These children may be unable to bond with their caregivers and they struggle to develop emotional attachment. Here, we speak to Child Psychotherapist at Mable Therapy Helen Spiers, to find out what attachment disorder is, what it can mean for your child (and you) and top tips for how to handle it... WHAT IS ATTACHMENT DISORDER? The Child Psychotherapist explained the connection or ‘attachment’ we have with our primary caregiver - usually a parent - has a huge impact on our lifelong development and wellbeing. This attachment starts when we’re still in the womb. If, as infants, we have all our needs met and feel loved and valued, we have a ‘secure attachment’. If we cry and our … [Read more...] about Five signs your child’s too attached to you and how it could mess up their future, expert reveals
''I am fascinated by people who cannot accept things.' IMAGE: Abdullah Mohammad Saad, right, and model-actress Azmeri Haque Badhon, who plays Rehana Maryam Noor , at the Cannes Film Festival. Abdullah Mohammad Saad is having quite the time of his life. His second film Rehana Maryam Noor premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard section. It is the first time that a film from Bangladesh played in the festival's competition section. Saad's powerful film focuses on Rehana, a single mother and an assistant professor in a medical college, who struggles on a daily basis to keep up with her stressful job and parenting her young daughter, plus also maintaining sanity at home with her elderly parents and unemployed brother. One day, Rehana witnesses a #MeToo like situation in the college, involving a student and a professor, and she becomes obsessed with fixing the wrong. But Rehana's obsession will take her to a point of no return, where even her … [Read more...] about ‘I am an ordinary person who doesn’t want to get into trouble’