How to divorce malignant narcissists:

Malignant narcissists can be very dangerous especially in a legal battle. Let's talk about their characteristics and how to divorce them:

Let’s talk about malignant narcissists and how to divorce them.

First, what you need to know is that malignant narcissists truly love themselves above all others. They think that they are superior to others, they think they are highly intelligent or have extraordinary talents, they think they are better looking than anyone else—but in reality, these attributes are not true at all.

Malignant narcissists can also exhibit some undesirable traits like aggression, remorselessness, anti-social tendencies, sadism, plotting to destroy people, and actively dehumanizing others.

Malignant narcissists can be very dangerous especially in a legal battle. Should the malignant narcissist feel threatened? They will use any manipulation and lie to destroy another person in a court proceeding. There are no limits. They will lie about a spouse using drugs or abusing their children. A malignant narcissist won’t use these tactics to even try to “win” a case but as a way to degrade the person they are targeting.

What do you need to prepare for?

There will be a lot of emotions involved in this type of situation. As a party to this case, you must be prepared not only on the emotional aspect but more so on mental aspect as well. The attack on the court will be personal that you will have to defend yourself along with solid evidences. We must be ahead of our game we should know what does the malignant narcissistic person wants to attain after trial. Malignant narcissists seek omnipotence and total control and will attempt to achieve those goals by any means. They will defy those in authority, challenge them, and attempt to demean them. Narcissists cast themselves as victims, justifying all of their feelings and actions.

When you are divorcing a malignant narcissist, you must be prepared for further attempts at manipulation. This can include lies and slander by the narcissist. You must have a support system of family and friends in place. Lastly, you must have a skilled attorney and a strong legal strategy.


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