The Huffington Post published my commentary today. Click the link at the end of this excerpt to see the full article at HuffPost. If you like it, and you have the time, it would be nice to leave a comment at the bottom of the article on HuffPost.
“Mother Theresa does not marry Saddam Hussein.” Judges and court-appointed psychologists recite this bromide when one parent complains about the other. It is meant to convey a sophisticated, balanced, it-takes-two-to-tango view of divorce-related conflict. The system labels these parents a “high-conflict couple,” and assumes that both contribute equally to their disputes. Talk show hosts blithely tell parents to stop fighting as if it is equally within each parent’s power to cease fire. Read the entire article.