Women, who were once privileged in custody cases have become losers in family court. Now a woman has to prove that she is not marginalizing the father , even if he has been abusive. Most research is on women with personality and mood disorders. My sister has lost her boys to an alienator , who was hospitalized twice for mental illness . A judge ruled its normal for boys to prefer their father. It’s not normal for boys to hate a loving non abusive mother. If you’re not wealthy enough to afford a good lawyer, and keep fighting there’s nothing you can do but grieve . What kind of Judge gives custody to a parent that teaches their child to hate?