Chapter 8 – The Anti-Hero: Break-up and Divorce
Man-down. Swords are drawn. It is against his nature to attack those he was supposed to protect, so when he does, it exacerbates his experience of being the anti-hero. The woman is deprived of her security and reverts to primal behaviour- she attacks one of the pillars of his existence – the money. Then comes the collateral damage – suffer the little children.
Also, topics discussed in this chapter and illustrated by case studies are:
- Don’t kick the bunny
- Tell her everything
- Bitter witches
- Man down
- Suffer the children
- Maintenance for children
- Parenting plans
- Mrs vs Mrs
- Weekend Dads and stepfathers
- Young children, teenagers and young adults
- Parents who can’t cope with children growing up.