Divorcing a narcissist or someone of narcissistic traits is one of the most difficult experiences one may have. Narcissists don’t back down from a confrontation, particularly when their lives are on the line. This adds to the difficulty of the divorce process.
Narcissists lack empathy and hide behind lies and manipulations to seem natural. It’s easy to fall in love with a narcissist, but it’s heartbreaking to leave them once the mask is gone. Unfortunately, after divorcing a narcissist, suffering is unavoidable, however you can utilize techniques to help defend yourself.
You Should Focus on Yourself
It may be tempting to start dating someone new to get over your soon-to-be ex-spouse during this period, but this is not necessarily the right decision, particularly if your spouse is a narcissist. Rather than pursuing a new intimate relationship, concentrate on getting through the divorce. In the divorce proceedings, a narcissist can just use the relationship against you to build drama and extend the process.
Don’t be let in by their ruses.
Narcissists are notorious for playing the victim, and they’ll employ deception techniques like instilling guilt and pretending to reassure people that they’re not guilty in a case. To make you feel insane, a narcissist will set you up to fail. When they successfully dismiss you as untrustworthy, they justify themselves, reinforcing their confidence in their own superiority.
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