Is Your Spouse Borderline or Bipolar

  When someone suspects their husband or wife is suffering from a serious personality disorder and starts researching the matter, it’s easy to get confused with all of the information that is available. What’s especially confusing is that there is a great deal of overlap with the symptoms of various mental illnesses. Of course, only…

When Your Spouse Plays "The Perfect Victim"

  Divorce is messy, tricky, and at times it feels impossible. Divorce isn’t simply a heartbreak where only feelings are at stake. Divorce is a financial and legal process that can leave the strongest people in tatters. And divorce is made harder when your spouse constantly plays the “victim card.” The tips in this article…

First off- I want to acknowledge the hurt and the pain that has probably afflicted you to the point where your google searches have led you to this blog post. A man married to a woman suffering from borderline personality disorder has suffered greatly. It’s not easy to be a man facing a divorce from…

It’s no wonder that it’s easy for many men to fall for a narcissistic woman. She may be extremely seductive, charming, and attractive. But soon her unstable personality can cause a world of pain for any man trapped in her web. What is narcissism? Narcissism is a self-esteem regulation disorder that makes the individual insecure regarding…

Subtle Parental Alienation Tactics Narcissists Use Part II

Three More Subtle Parental Alienation Tactics Narcissists Use As we said previously, parental alienation is when one parent attempts to sabotage or undermine their child’s relationship with the child’s other parent. This can happen through a variety of tactics, including psychological manipulation and gaslighting.  Here are three more sneaky ways narcissists alienate their coparents from…

Subtle Parental Alienation Tactics Narcissists Use Part I

Three Subtle Parental Alienation Tactics Narcissists Use Parental alienation is when one parent attempts to sabotage or undermine their child’s relationship with the child’s other parent. This can happen through a variety of tactics, including psychological manipulation and gaslighting. Narcissists are masters of all sorts of mind games- so it’s no surprise they engage in…

Coping With A Narcissist At Christmas

Coping With Narcissistic Abuse At Christmas & During the Holiday Season Narcissistic abuse is a year-round phenomenon but the holiday season can be especially bad. Holidays can trigger the worst from narcissists as well as create the circumstances where they have center stage to engage in narcissistic abuse tactics. Because the holidays are ostensibly about…

My Spouse Comes from a Family of Mentally Ill People

  My Spouse Comes from a Family of Mentally Ill People More than 50% of the population will be diagnosed with some sort of mental illness in their lifetime. Mental illness also has a genetic component. Because of this, it’s fairly common that your spouse will have a mental illness, and/or they’ll come from a…

Split Decisions: Winning Your Southern California Divorce distills a quarter-century of his wisdom and experience into practical advice anyone can use to survive the system.

Our firm is pleased to announce the publication (in Paperback and Kindle) of Split Decisions: Winning your Southern California Divorce. Every day, people in Southern California go to the family court system to battle divorce, custody, and other family law cases – which ultimately wreck their finances, their families, and their lives in the ugly…

I Was Served With Divorce Papers. What Happens if I Just Do Nothing?

I Was Served With Divorce Papers. What Happens if I Just Do Nothing? Our sympathy for the situation you’re facing but we must warn you that this is a terrible idea! Let’s talk about some of the potential consequences if you do nothing after being served with divorce papers in California. “True Default” Divorce in…

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