A New Patron

At BGSG we are constantly working on things, we never know who is going to be at the end of the Helpline or who might email us.

We are always open to listen to new ideas and projects, not all are successful, but all it takes is to meet a certain person who will steer you in the right direction.

Changes that need to take place to improve the lives of alienated children/grandchildren take time, just because you don’t hear of things going on, absolutely doesn’t mean that we have taken our eye off the ball. Of course the children need changes to happen now, they are suffering now, today.

An enormous change is that the World health Organisation now recognise Parental Alienation, and so other organisations will also have to publicly acknowledge PA.

There is now a feeling amongst many of us, that the tide is beginning to change, but we must all keep pushing.

From an involvement with an organisation recently, I was introduced to Erin Pizzey, some of you will know that Erin set up one of the first refuges in the UK, and is constantly fighting to get people to understand that Domestic Abuse is not a gendered issue. Both men and women can be victims, as I have written many times before, it is time to remove the words gender specific.

You will also probably know that as a result of her speaking out so strongly on the subject she was seriously harangued from the feminist contingency.

As I have also written many times before, I am not, and never was a Feminist.

I believe in equality, and the true meaning of the word, everyone to be treated equally.

I could never be part of a group of people who portray all men to be bad, I have a husband, two sons and two grandsons and I will always stand beside them.

So when I received an email from Erin saying that she would really like to join Dame Esther Rantzen in being a Patron for our charity, I was speechless.

It is such an honour to have her supporting us and all we are doing, and we hope to continue in moving forward and making those changes the children and grandchildren, so deserve.

To repeat my words again:

To deny contact has to become as socially unacceptable as not putting your seat belt on.


About Jane

Jane setup Bristol Grandparent Support Group in 2007 after a string of incidents led to the loss of contact with her Grand Daughter.

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