What is a parental alliance?

A parental alliance is a pact between parents that although they are separated, they will work together so that the sum of their parenting and care will be greater than the two, separated, parts. The alliance works so that each parent enhances the other parent’s strengths, and helps smooth off any rough edges.

A parental alliance is not easy to achieve and requires hard work and dedication by the parents, and skill by those who assist them. However hard, the benefits for children in establishing a parental alliance cannot be underestimated.