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Veteran's Strong Sense of Duty & Determination Comes Off As Aggression In the Family Court System


"I am not intimidating, you are intimidated. There is a difference. I am not mean, nor aggressive. I am honest and assertive and that makes you uncomfortable. And it's not ME that makes you uncomfortable, my PRESENCE challenges your comfort. I will not be less for you to feel better about yourself"


Veterans dealing with the family court system may sometimes display behaviors that could be perceived as aggressive, particularly when they believe their child is being mentally abused due to parental alienation. Here are a few ways this aggression may manifest: intense manner, which can be interpreted as aggression.


Defensive behavior: Veterans who feel strongly about protecting their children from parental alienation may become defensive and resistant during court proceedings. They may be quick to challenge or dispute accusations, which can be perceived as combative or hostile.


Assertiveness and persistence: Veterans often possess a strong sense of duty and determination. When they believe their child is being mentally abused, they may actively advocate for their child's well-being, sometimes employing assertive and persistent behaviors. While these behaviors are driven by a desire to protect their child, they can be seen as aggressive when confronting the family court system.


Communication style: Due to their military background, Veterans may have a direct and assertive communication style. This can be misinterpreted as aggression, especially if it contrasts with the more diplomatic or nuanced communication styles often expected in family court settings.


Heightened vigilance: Veterans who have experienced combat may have hypervigilant tendencies, constantly scanning their environment for potential threats. This hypervigilance can translate into a heightened sensitivity to perceived injustices or mistreatment within the family court system, leading to a more confrontational approach.


It is important to recognize that while some Veterans may exhibit behaviors that can be perceived as aggressive, their underlying motivation is typically rooted in a genuine concern for their child's well-being. Understanding their unique perspective and providing appropriate support and resources can help mitigate tensions and facilitate a more effective resolution within the family court system.

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