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Forbes, Why Women Lose Custody

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Parental alienation, a term coined in the 1980s by psychiatrist Richard Gardner, has been subjected to strong criticism because he claimed that a lot of the sexual abuse allegations were often fabricated by vengeful or pathological mothers.

For a woman named Emma, who was repeatedly abused by her husband, this meant that her husband was given custody of their children.

Research reveals that fathers were much more likely to win than mothers by claiming alienation. Find out more statistics and learn about Emma’s story on Forbes.