Archive for the Divorce Category


The Impact of Divorce

There’s a blogger who’s posts I enjoy reading who recently posted a very inspirational article about “Good Things that Come from Bad Divorces“. … Keep going...

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Parenting Plans & Narcissism, Borderline, Personality Disordered or general “High Conflict”

When I was working through the initial stages of divorce and needed to do a parenting plan with my ex, I had a hard time finding what elements should even be included in the plan itself. … Keep going...

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A Look at Parental Alienation and Protective Parent Behaviors

Within the list of behaviors used to describe “parental alienation” (which is unfounded), there are some which resemble behaviors of a personality disordered individual, and others which may be contorted views of actions taken by a protective parent. … Keep going...

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Coparenting with a Narcissist Requires a (slightly sick) Sense of Humor

There are many aspects of someone who has narcissist traits that can be particularly funny, if you can distance yourself from it all.… Keep going...

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Narcissists Who Seek Revenge

In my understanding, there are several types and variations of narcissists, as well as a plethoria of comorbidity within personality disorders. … Keep going...

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The narcissists ultimate revenge – taking the children

I was thinking today about my past with my narcissistic ex.  When our first child was born, he moved away (FAR away) for a ‘new job’. … Keep going...

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A Plea from a Narcissist’s Young Daughter

My 8 year old daughter wrote a book this week.  She asked me if I could take it to a publisher and shout her story loud so that she could get help to “improve her and her brother’s lives”.… Keep going...

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The Role of a Parent Coordinator: What to consider when co-parenting with a narcissist

What is a parent coordinator?

In the US, the Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts (AFCC) published a document called the “Guidelines for Parent Coordination“. … Keep going...

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The cost of divorcing a narcissist

My apologies … this is not the POSITIVE part of my blog.  It’s the ‘realistic, educating others on the impact of narcissism’ part. … Keep going...

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Why we are lucky

Why are co-parents and children in divorced houses with narcissistic parents LUCKY?

Because we LEFT.  We have time to ourselves to breathe, to regroup, to step back and look at all the tactics that are used against us as exactly that… tactics. … Keep going...

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Saving lives through a test which reveals if there is a heightened risk of violence

Maybe there’s hope?  I know there are MANY organizations out there working to make a change in the way domestic violence is handled, as well as how it is viewed in custody & visitation issues/court.… Keep going...

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One Mom’s Battle

I found a new blog yesterday.  I’m inspired and amazed.  It’s a mom who is in the same situation as I am, however she has been representing herself pro se through the court system.  … Keep going...

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I have to admit…

I try my best to stay positive.  I try my best to have faith.  I do firmly believe that God will change our situation and hear my prayers and my children’s prayers.… Keep going...

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School pictures and divorce

For divorced families where the parents work together for the sake of the kids (ahhh… fantasy bliss :), the aspect of getting the school pictures ordered for both parents probably doesn’t cause any alarm.… Keep going...

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