Separating from a Sociopath or Psychopath GOOD LUCK! 5 of 5
Having read parts one and two of this series, you've probably realized that you are not a psychopath, sociopath, or an idiot. But you are also probably realizing how many of these people you have in your life. Dealing with a sociopath or psychopath is one thing, but the question now becomes: How are you going to get rid of. 22 Nov Get some distance. Getting some real distance between you and your ex is essential. It allows you to recover from the relationship by helping you to extricate yourself and have time to reflect and rebuild. A sociopath may be less likely to make the effort to follow somebody if they move away, so consider. My ex is without a doubt a sociopath. My only "lucky break" I guess is that he I realized that the reason I could not get him to leave me alone was because I was the one initiating the break up. If he had decided I was no If I had known bettering myself would get rid of him I would have done it ages ago. The last step was to.
I finally mustered the courage and determination to divorce him. But he refuses to let go, he threatens me and stalks and harasses me.
How to Deal With a Psychopath
I am sometimes afraid for my life. He is also a convincing pathological liar. I am afraid he will turn the judge against me I am not a divorce lawyer and, therefore, cannot relate to the legal aspects of your predicament. But I can elaborate on three important elements:. How to expose the manipulations of the narcissist in court? What to expect of the narcissist as your divorce unfolds?
I rarely watch movies because I run lots of businesses, but while traveling recently, the new Star Trek: Comment by amy on September 5, There were periods of time when I thought I had successfully broke it off when months had gone by without hearing from him, but then he would find some way to weasel his way back into my life.
Will he become violent? Divorce is a life crisis - and more so for the narcissist. The narcissist stands to lose not only his spouse but an important source of narcissistic supply. This results in narcissistic injury, rageand all-pervasive feelings of injustice, helplessness and paranoia. If he has a rage attack - rage back.
This will provoke in him fears of being abandoned and the resulting calm will be so total that it might seem eerie. Narcissists are known here these sudden tectonic shifts in mood and in behavior. Mirror the narcissist's actions and repeat his words. If he threatens - threaten back and credibly try to use the same language and content. If he leaves the house - leave it as well, disappear on him.
If he is suspicious - act suspicious. Be critical, denigrating, humiliating, go down to his level. Faced with his mirror image - the narcissist always recoils.
The other way is to abandon him and go about reconstructing your own life. Very few people deserve the kind of investment that is an absolute prerequisite to living with a narcissist. To cope with a narcissist is a full time, energy and emotion-draining job, which reduces the persons around the narcissist to insecure nervous wrecks.
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How To Get Rid Of The Narcissist Or Psychopath In Your Life
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A sociopath will also feel no empathy towards you, and will blame you for your situation. It was worth it. First and formost is your duty to yourself and your baby. June 14, at
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