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Divorcing a Narcissist

To Repel Your Narcissist, You Must Raise the Bar

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 02.16.2015 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

We are proud to have something that wasn't given to us for free! The same goes for someone who doesn't give away their self-respect and all of their love without requiring people to earn it. If you don't give that away, then those who've earned it will find it immensely valuable!

Do These 4 Things Before Divorcing A Narcissist

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 02.01.2015 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

When you first met your narcissist, you probably once viewed him as a majesty who could give you the keys to his fairy tale kingdom. His charm, wit, and charismatic personality won you over, because you so badly craved a prince charming to save you.

9 Things You Must Do When Divorcing A Narcissist

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 12.23.2014 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

If you are divorcing a narcissist, you need to be prepared that your spouse will put on the greatest show of their lives -- divorce is the ultimate opportunity to showcase their role as the victim/martyr.

Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the Family Court System

Tina Swithin | Posted 12.09.2013 | Divorce
Tina Swithin

Why can't you both just get along for the sake of the children? Those words are like nails on a chalkboard to anyone who has been through a divorce with someone who suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).

Handling Extra Difficult Situations: Divorcing When Your Spouse Has A Mental Illness and/or Personality Disorder

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

All breakups are difficult, but ending a marriage with someone who has a personality disorder or mental illness can put your divorce at the extreme end of the spectrum. And it's crazy-making.

Don't Drink the United Front Kool-Aid

Pauline Gaines | Posted 08.06.2014 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

You, the reasonable ex, will not succeed in these fruitless endeavors. You will wear yourself out and feel like an abject failure. And, guess what? Feeling like an abject failure will not help your kids the least little bit.

Divorce: To Blog or Not to Blog, That is the Question

Tina Swithin | Posted 07.02.2013 | Divorce
Tina Swithin

In 2011, I did something that would make most divorce attorneys cringe: I began to openly and publicly blog about my divorce from someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

How To Co-Parent With A Narcissist Ex, According To Readers

Posted 04.22.2013 | Divorce

Co-parenting after divorce can be a challenge, especially when you're dealing with a high-conflict ex. Last week, we asked experts to share with u...

How To Co-Parent With A Narcissist

Posted 04.19.2013 | Divorce

Co-parenting after divorce is hard enough as it is, but when your ex is a high-conflict personality, the situation is considerably more difficult. Eve...

How To Deal With A Narcissistic Ex In Court

Tina Swithin | Posted 05.11.2013 | Divorce
Tina Swithin

Dealing with someone who suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the family court system is a daunting task that is made even more difficult if you are in pro se, or self-represented.