Interim results of our study of alienated parents are sobering. Halting. Indigestible. They indicate that 44% wish they were dead, and a third actively considered suicide this month.
So as this Fathers’ Day approaches, our hearts go out to all the heart-broken fathers out there. Millions of you have been unjustly accused of unimaginable cruelty; crucified simply because you exist when it is no longer convenient. Simply because you won’t walk away from your kids.
We beg with you to not lose heart. You matter. Your love matters. Your perseverance matters. And Simply Parent will not rest until we change the conversation enough that your children might recognize this for themselves.
This weekend, may we all look inward and check if we have pushed our fathers away for reasons that weren't ours. And may we look around for opportunities to seed reconciliation between alienated children and their loving parents.