Dealing with a Narcissistic Ex: 3 Communication Tips
Proven Communication Strategies:
First, you actually cannot co-parent with a high-conflict narcissist ex, and coming to peace with this is a journey of acceptance. The documentation and boundaries you place around communication are so important for you and your children’s well-being. You are parallel parenting with your narcissistic ex-partner and reminding yourself this is critical.
When you’re dealing with a high-conflict divorce or divorcing a narcissistic person their in-your-face communication and behavior can be triggering.
It is okay if you need to wait before you respond or hit send and this Dealing with a Narcissistic Ex: 3 Communication Tips pamphlet will have tips and tools handy for you to navigate your response and communication boundaries.
There comes a time within the journey of awakening to what is truly happening within an abusive relationship with a narcissistic borderline personality (diagnosed or undiagnosed) or high-conflict person that you hold onto hope that there might be a possibility of being “friends” and “co-parenting” well together.
This can feel wobbly and unstable as you still have one foot in hopeful longing for a functioning relationship and another in the realization of what is actually happening, all the while willing “normal” interactions, the ones that are respectful and truthful.