Many of our custody cases involve high-conflict personalities such as narcissists. Having a narcissist on the other side usually means the case will take longer and be more contentious than need be. Consequently, we end up spending a great deal of time coaching clients on how to manage their narcissist spouse throughout the divorce process.
For some excellent tips on how to deal with a narcissist in a divorce, check out this blog entry by Virginia Gilbert. She provides practical tips for what often feels like an impossible situation.