It seems everyone is discovering that all along they were, in fact, married to a narcissist. I’m not sure how that happened, but I will acknowledge I notice a lot of self-centered behaviors in people going through crisis. Along the way, I’ve learned some tricks that help me work with people who are exhibiting narcissistic behaviors. These tricks may also be helpful when dealing with former partners.
In a previous entry, Family Money Matters, I wrote about the pitfalls of financial dependence in a relationship and how that plays out in separation. In this entry, I’d like to offer a more concrete solution to this scenario.