Shared Parenting: Ultimate Power Tool of a Controlling or Abusive Parent

Medical News Today publishes an article that illuminates what anecdotal evidence suggests may be an accelerating epidemic:

controlling and abusive parents wielding “shared parenting” as their ultimate power tool – exploiting their parental rights, using their children as pawns, in an obsessive effort to further abuse, and maintain control over, their children’s other parent.

According to the article, in a significant number of cases, there are wide gaps between the idealized promise – and the harsh realities – of “shared parenting”.

Read more in this thought-provoking Medical News Today article: Child Custody With Abusive Ex-spouse? Study Shows How Women Decide.