Can you divorce a narcissist?

Can you divorce a narcissist?

Divorce is difficult. But divorcing a narcissist can feel impossible. The surprise abusive attacks followed by the desperate pleas to remain together create confusion, frustration, and anxiety.

What to say to your spouse when you want a divorce?

Use “I” statements, focus on neutral language, report how you feel, and be sympathetic about his/her feelings. Say “I know this is difficult to hear, but our marriage is finished and I want a divorce. I don't believe marital counseling will fix our relationship, but we might benefit from seeing individual therapists.”

What can I expect from a narcissistic husband?

He will come and go as he pleases. When you try to hold him accountable he will fly into a rage. He will not answer questions directly. He will never ask you about your day and wish you to “have a good day.” He will never show concern for things that you care about (unless it's something he cares about.)

What is a narcissistic wife?

“Narcissistic personality” is defined as displaying any kind of lack of empathy towards others, as well as showing signs of being self-centered, arrogant, demanding, manipulative and having a blatant disregard for the truth.