Early red flag

Story #1 ½

From Divorce Poison, revised edition, by Dr Richard A Warshak

At such a vulnerable time in their lives, children especially need and deserve as much love as they can get. Those who close off avenues of love and support detour children from their pursuit of emotional security.

Grandma Baker, Sam’s mom, was asked if any particular stories stand out to her regarding Missy’s behavior and Zack’s developing alienation. When Sam and Missy were newly separated and meetings with attorneys were frequent, Zack would sometimes stay with his Grandma Baker. Toddler Zack said to his grandma, “Daddy didn’t want me.” She was mortified and said, “Who told you that?” His reply, “My mommy.”

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