When Your Child Marries a Narcissist

When Your Child Marries a Narcissist: Advice for Parents Every parent desires to watch their child grow up, find their dream job and get married to a spectacular and kind partner. Of course, parents will be proud of their children no matter what they do, and children don’t always achieve the goals expected of them,…

Distance Learning and Child Custody in California With the re-opening (or non-re-opening) of schools in California, parents have had to determine whether they want their kids to learn in-person or follow a remote learning plan. While this may be an easy decision for parents who are still together, divorced parents have to consider how this…

Coparenting after Divorce with a Narcissist Spouse

   Coparenting after Divorce with a Narcissist Spouse Parenting after divorce requires a lot of coordinated effort from both parents. If either parent is uncooperative, it can make things difficult for the child. This struggle quadruples when one parent has a personality disorder such as narcissism.  Narcissistic traits provoke conflicts that make it hard (or…

How to Cope with a Narcissist Spouse Most advice you will read about a narcissistic spouse is about why you should leave them. While many people follow this advice and you have every right to leave a marriage that is not healthy, there are situations when some decide to stay with a mentally unwell spouse…

  Suffering from bipolar, you wear many faces but you’re not sure which one will engulf you today. It’s a whirlwind of emotions that take over when you least expect it, but not only is it a struggle for the individual themselves, but family, friends and partners too. If you’re married to someone suffering from…

  Divorce is never easy to go through, especially when it involves children. Learning to co-parent with an ex who has a mental illness can prove to be difficult, follow these tips to help guide you when co-parenting your children. Get educated. Educate yourself on your ex-partner’s mental illness, this is a great way to…

Simply put, gaslighting is when someone attempts to manipulate someone else by having them question their sanity. The abuser may do this through various tactics, including “making them question their own memory, perception, or judgment, often evoking in them cognitive dissonance and other changes including low self-esteem.” (Source) Why is it called gaslighting?  “The term…

Orange county court coronavirus reopening

Have you been waiting to proceed with a family court matter due to the shutdown for the coronavirus pandemic? Well, the courts are reopening on May 26, 2020! Here are some things to know about the reopening:  May 26, 2020 is the planned date of the reopening. This could change if circumstances arise or new cases…

With normal work, school, and family routines completely disrupted, the tactics that cheating spouses have normally used to hide their infidelity have been compromised. Cheaters are struggling more than ever to maintain the facade during the lockdown. Here are some signs of infidelity you might notice if your spouse is unfaithful. Some are obvious, and…

Here are five things you must know if you have a divorce, child custody, or other family court matter during the coronavirus pandemic: The Orange County Family Courts are still open, for now. Given the serious nature of this pandemic, it is likely that at some point the court will temporarily close and postpone hearings, but…

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