Parental Alienation Awareness Day

(Also known as Parental Alienation and Hostile Aggressive Parenting Awareness Day)

Parental Alienation Awareness Day is observed next on Friday, April 25th, 2025 (282 days from today).

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In order to raise awareness about a little-understood issue, 25th April every year is marked as Parental Alienation Awareness Day. Its origin was in Canada, parental alienation means that a parent intentionally influence a child and encourage them to stop seeing or interacting with another parent.

History of Parental Alienation Awareness Day

Parental alienation is a form of child abuse; sometimes it is called Hostile Aggressive Parenting. It is the behavior of a parent or a trusted adult, such as grandma/father, aunt, uncle, etc., whether consciously or unconsciously, that can create alienation in the relationship between the child and the parents.

Parental alienation or Hostile Aggressive Parenting is the leading reasons causing mild and temporary and persistent. Most researchers believe that any alienation by a child from a parent is harmful to the child's mental and emotional health. Excessive, obsessive, and persistent parental abandonment can cause terrible psychological damage to children after adulthood.

The origin of Parental Alienation Awareness Day was launched in Canada by Sarvy Emo in late 2005, with an original date of March 28, starting in 2006. This date was changed after the start of the campaign coincided with the appearance in Toronto of parental alienation expert Dr. Richard Warshak.

In 2011, 17 states of the United States are New York, Maine, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, West Virginia, Indiana, Oklahoma, many Canadian towns and cities have officially recognized April 25th as Parental Alienation Awareness Day which has been scheduled in 25 countries.

How to celebrate Parental Alienation Awareness Day

This event is intended to highlight the impact PAs can have on children by caregivers and to educate adults to identify signs that they or others are behaving in potentially harmful ways, which may affect the children in their care. Parental abandonment often involves a caregiver trying to fight a child frequently with the aim of convincing the child that they want to exclude the other parent from their lives forever.

In addition, you should get more knowledge about Parental Alienation. Visit for more information. Another way is to find and spread relating documents about Parental Alienation Awareness Day at Organize an event. Do not forget using the hashtag #ParentalAlienationAwarenessDay or #paad to share your photos as well as your celebration on social media.


Parental Alienation Awareness Day has been observed annually on April 25th.


Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

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Founded by

Sarvy Emo in 2005

Also on Friday, April 25th, 2025

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