how to co-parent with a toxic ex

How to Co-Parent With a Toxic Ex

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The breakdown of a serious romantic relationship can be traumatic for everyone, the most vulnerable of which are often the children who get stuck in the middle of contentious separations. For those in the process of leaving a toxic or willfully harmful spouse, the trauma can be even greater and knowing how to create a secure co-parenting plan is essential …

tips for dealing with parental alienation

Rebuilding the Nurturing Connection Between Parent and Child: Tips for Overcoming Parental Alienation

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If you are currently facing prolonged alienation or disconnection from your child, there’s no doubt you know just how painful it can be to feel isolated and left out of some of the most important moments in their lives.  Parental alienation is, unfortunately, an all too prevalent phenomenon that occurs when one parent intentionally undermines or damages a child’s relationship …

parallel parenting with a narcissist

Parallel Parenting with a Narcissist: Strategies for Success and Child Well-Being

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Sharing parenting responsibilities following the end of a serious relationship or marriage can be incredibly difficult at the best of times, but for those facing the realities of parenting alongside a narcissist finding a safe and productive path forward can often feel impossible. As part of the Cluster B grouping of personality disorders,  Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is characterized by a …