Sociopaths are people who, at first appear charming and normal, but who soon reveal themselves to not be rational beings. They are manipulative, don’t accept responsibility for their actions, and often play the victim. Getting out of a relationship with a sociopath can be difficult. It is made even more so difficult when children are involved. There are things that can be done when trying to co parent with a sociopath after divorce that might make the task a little easier. First, you have to document everything. Second, you can’t allow for modification. you should also slowly let others know the situation as well as not get lost in the sociopath diagnoses. And of course keep putting the children and their needs first.
- Sociopath will do everything they can to keep the children from the other parent.
- Sociopath will charm and sweet talk judges attorneys and social worker to gain the upper hand in parenting.
- Sociopath will suck you emotional dry if you let them. Knowing what you are dealing with is important
“Living with a sociopath is traumatic and, too often, the parties present in court as equally sane, or the non-personality disordered spouse actually looks like the crazy person.”