Going through a divorce? Married or cohabiting and miserable? Or are you a family lawyer whose client, during the divorce process, is walking on eggshells, just trying to keep the equilbrium . . . trying to manage . . . trying to avoid emotional, psychological and financial abuse that is so harmful to himself or herself or the children?
Here's a link to an interesting test to determine how bad things really are. It's a short online test that takes about 3 to 5 minutes to complete. It may provide the impetus for you (or for your client) to get some counseling to begin to develop some techniques and coping skills to help her (usually, but not always her) deal with a narcissist. Walking on Eggshells
If you are a victim, here's an opportunity to learn--both to recognize the type and to develop some good coping skills. Knowledge is power. You've got to learn how to pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start all over again. But first, you've got to extricate yourself from the damaging environment and behavior of the narcissist--damaging to you and also to all of the children caught in the crosshairs.
Here are links to earlier posts on this topic: