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QLD Family Court - Mother Emotionally Controlling Children?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Lamzis, 4 March 2016.

  1. Lamzis

    Lamzis Member

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    Hi,

    I would like to know if there are any grounds in the family court system for parents that are toxic people and emotionally bandaging (controlling) children. (My interpretation might not be exact but I'm just trying to pin point what is possible.)

    I have read enough to know the impact it can do to children when they reach their teens and adult years. I don't want to get too much into detail unless needed to. I am a concerned father of 8 years and realising scary truths that I can see in my daughter and also in the mother's other children (which she has to different fathers).

    I am truly concerned for the children and my own daughter and I know that their behaviours are not normal and they reflect the mother a lot. I just need some clarification if I'm going down the right path.

    For me, it has been a known issue for some time about the mother but I was being patient with it, however, I feel like now I have to stand up and say something for the children's future and well-being to have a positive outlook on life and to avoid all possible chances of them making the wrong choices in life like suicide, etc. It has been known that children put into these type of parenting can be detrimental to them in the future.

    It's tricky, because unless the mother, the children and myself are professionally diagnosed, I'm just unsure as to what the family court will say or even think that it's not a big deal?

    Mediation had been done and trying again, we've been to a few councillors for my daughter and naturally the want the parents interviewed also, and most times the mother doesn't want to go ahead with it. ( there is an obvious nervousness)

    Thank you for the time for anyone to respond.

    One article is here about toxic people.

    10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs
     
  2. AllForHer

    AllForHer Well-Known Member

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    Okay, you're not really providing enough information here to be considered in a legal context.

    Is this a case where the kids are more or less adopting some of the mother's behaviours and attitudes to which you are not agreeable?

    Or is this a case where you feel the mother is alienating the children from you, such that their capacity to have a meaningful relationship with you is being jeopardised?
     

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