3 Tips for Parallel Parenting With Someone Who Won’t Coparent

Cherie

At least once a day when I have my kids, less often when I don’t, I feel defensive about my parenting. Usually, something happens with one of my teens or pre-teen and I’m reminded that I’m imperfect (they have a way of reinforcing that, don’t they?). My instinct, usually, is…Read More

5 Tips to Help You Survive Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

Co-parenting Nacisist

If you’ve been paying attention to the media, you likely hear a lot about narcissism. You may know that, in general, a narcissist is excessively preoccupied with personal adequacy, and is mentally unable to see the destructive damage they are causing to themselves and others. It has been suggested that narcissistic personality disorder may be related to defenses against shame. Commonly considered traits include a sense of grandiosity or self-importance and a lack of empathy.…Read More

6 Tips To Navigate Social Media in Divorce

WomanLookingatSocialMedia

If you are in the midst of separation and divorce, you may be tempted to shout from the rooftops about the misdeeds of your ex. Since the village crier is less common, you can post your rants on Facebook, Twitter and maybe do a little live streaming on Periscope, right? Although very cathartic momentarily, it is absolutely not productive in the long-term. There are a few healthy ways to blow off steam but first, let’s get you off that cliff of creating an online presence that may be entertaining for others but…Read More