Divorcing a Narcissist: Navigating with Expert Strategies

  • A personality disorder, like narcissism, is quite different than any behavioural disorder.

  • Never buy into the emotional entrapping of your narcissist because this is exactly what they want.

  • Be ready to deal with deflections, distractions, and defensive arguments.

  • Specialized mediators know how the mind of a narcissist works.

  • The narcissist will try to direct the path of discussion from a logical perspective to an illogical.

Here are 10 red flags you might be dealing with a narcissist.

  • Nothing will ever be their fault.

  • They will never be there for you no matter what.

  • They will always be the victim.

  • They will never see the good in you in things you do.

  • It’s always their way, or no way.

  • They will never admit to being wrong.

  • They will be angry with you every single day.

  • They will give you the silent treatment, or cold shoulder you for days or weeks at a time.

  • When you leave, they’ll spread false stories and rumors about you.

  • You will start to feel so incredibly drained and hopeless.

What to do when divorcing a narcissist?

What resources are available for divorcing the narcissist?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Numerous resources are available for those divorcing a narcissist, including psychological support, legal advice, and financial consultation. As an Accredited Family Mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, I provide guidance and support to help navigate the divorce process, prioritizing financial stability and emotional well-being.

How can I protect my interests when divorcing a narcissist husband?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Protecting your interests when divorcing a narcissist involves clear communication, enforcing boundaries, and seeking professional advice. As an Accredited Family Mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, I guide clients through this process and help them protect their financial interests and emotional well-being.

What should I know about divorcing a narcissist in Canada?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

In Canada, divorcing a narcissist can be complex due to the personality traits of the narcissist. Professional assistance is advised. As an Accredited Family Mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, I offer guidance and support in navigating the legal, financial, and emotional facets of the process.

How should I prepare myself when divorcing a narcissist?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Preparing for a divorce from a narcissist involves building a strong support system, setting boundaries, and bracing for potential contention. As an Accredited Family Mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, I offer advice and strategies to manage the financial and emotional aspects of the process.

What are the stages of divorcing a narcissist?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Divorcing a narcissist generally involves several stages, starting from the decision to leave, proceeding through contentious negotiations, and ending with the finalization of the divorce. As an Accredited Family Mediator, I guide clients through these stages, providing necessary support and strategies to manage challenges.

What does divorcing a narcissist involve?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Divorcing a narcissist can be challenging due to their tendency to be manipulative and self-centred. As an Accredited Family Mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, I assist clients in navigating this complex process, ensuring their financial and emotional stability.

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About the Author:
Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

I assist intelligent and successful couples in crafting rapid, custom separation agreements that pave the way for a smooth transition towards a secure future. This efficient process is achieved in about four meetings, effectively sidestepping the excessive conflicts, confusion, and costs commonly linked to legal proceedings. Clients have the flexibility to collaborate with me either via video conference or in-person through a DTSW associate at any of our six Greater Toronto mediation centers, located in Aurora, Barrie, North York, Vaughan, Mississauga, and Scarborough.

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