destructive irrespective of the gender of the alienating
parent and is considered to be a form of child abuse.
Children are growing up without one parent and are being
psychologically damaged in the process. These children are
acting out their confusion, anger, and frustrations in many
ways. For example, boys, in the teenage years, are often
prone to violent, self destructive behaviors related to
drugs, car thefts, robbery, gang behavior, and suicide.
Girls, in the teenage years, are prone to similar kinds of
self destructive behaviors, including drugs, gang behavior,
and sexual promiscuity.