Question: Why does a narcissist drag out a divorce?

A narcissist will drag out a divorce in an attempt to keep some sort of connection and sense of control, even after the divorce is final. It will help them with the hurtful aspects of the divorce and keep them strong throughout, especially when children are involved.

How do narcissists stop divorce?

Here are 7 steps to take to survive a divorce with a narcissist.Keep yourself clean by steering clear of mudslinging. Communicate with your ex only through lawyers. Anticipate your exs charms will work on the court. Document everything you can as accurately as you can.More items •8 Jun 2016

How does a narcissist act during divorce?

During a divorce, it is not uncommon for a narcissist to: Refuse to cooperate with you and your legal team. Behave vindictively. Blame others for their poor behavior or actions. Obstruct or ignore court orders.

Why would someone drag out a divorce?

They hope to pressure the other spouse into agreeing to their terms. They want to obtain the majority of marital assets out of fear of financial instability. The spouses family or new partner influenced them to stall the divorce because they disagreed with the terms of the settlement.

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