Podcast: My Ex Is Crazy! Handling Divorce with a High-Conflict Ex-Spouse

Find out how to determine whether your ex might have a personality disorder, and how to handle divorce and co-parenting with a high-conflict ex-spouse.

By Megan L. Hunter
Updated: January 23, 2018
Divorce with a High-Conflict Ex-Spouse

These days, everyone involved in a difficult divorce thinks their ex has a personality disorder – such as Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, or Antisocial Personality Disorder. Find out how to determine whether or not your ex might actually suffer from a genuine personality disorder – or whether they merely suffer from garden-variety divorce-related anger or sadness. Listen to this podcast for some great tips on how to handle divorce and co-parenting with a high-conflict ex-spouse.

Host: Diana Shepherd, Editorial Director and Co-Founder of Divorce Magazine

Speaker: Megan L. Hunter, MBA, Publisher, Author, Speaker
Megan is the CEO of Unhooked Media – a company focused on relationship and conflict resolution through print, digital, and the spoken word. She is the co-founder of the High Conflict Institute and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Personality Disorder Awareness Network.

Megan Hunter gives an overview of the most common personality disorders she has seen in divorcing couples, explaining how you can tell whether or not your ex-spouse really has a personality disorder. She offers strategies for setting boundaries and handling communication with a difficult ex-spouse, including how to prevent yourself from engaging when triggered by your ex's behavior. Finally, she offers advice on how to recover after a long, painful divorce process with a high-conflict ex-spouse.

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