co-parenting with a high-conflict personality
While the Republican Party is desperately trying to cut ties with Donald Trump, the world watches in disbelief. All, that is, but a particular group of women and men with one thing in common.
Step One: Acceptance and Grief Step Two: Psychological Separation Step Three: Becoming your Authentic Self Step Four: Dealing
When it comes to divorce, there's no such thing as an emotional free lunch. Whether you're the leaver or leavee, your life will be turned upside down. But while some of us lean into emotional pain, others defend against it by launching into action mode.
You can't explain to a 10-year-old child that you can't call them because mommy went to court to prohibit it. While your anger may make you want to tell them, you know it is not in their best interests to possess that information.
Does the very thought of seeing your ex at your child's special events make you so angry you'd rather make an appearance at traffic court?
Next to the divorce itself, co-parenting is the single cause high-conflict divorcees use most to perpetuate litigious behaviors, resulting in unnecessary stress on the children, exorbitant legal fees, and a burden on an already over-extended court system.
New Rule #4: If every call is a rant, tell your ex you'll only respond to written communications. Allow a needy spouse to