Co-parenting with a narcissist is most often a high-conflict atmosphere. The dissolution of marriage or separation of the couple has been accomplished. Co-parenting is now the narcissists place of connection and control with their former partner. Using children in this fashion is not appropriate and can have substantial and long-lasting adverse impact if not strategically dealt with as a matter of initial priority. If the conflict is not managed, third parties, such as educators, medical and child care professionals may decline involvement with the family. Having a strong, experienced professional team is imperative. Educating yourself on these dynamics is advisable. Consider some of the techniques discussed here.
GET HELP! Consider consultation for advice with Board Certified Marital and Family Law attorney, Debra Sutton, as to your family's specific needs.