Parallel parenting

Learn proven strategies for successful parallel parenting that can help you effectively co-parent with minimal conflict. Discover how to create a supportive and stable environment for your children while navigating separate households.
Written by: Suzanne Degges-White PhD, LCPC, LPC, LMHC, NCC In parallel parenting, interactions and communication between parents are extremely limited to only essential topics.1 Sharing parenting responsibilities with someone who is diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is difficult, and amicable co-parenting arrangements may be impossible to navigate. Parents, Crafts, Parenting, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Behavior, Parent Coaching, Coparenting, Personality Disorder, Complex Ptsd

In parallel parenting, interactions and communication between parents are extremely limited to only essential topics.1 Sharing parenting responsibilities with someone who is diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is difficult, and amicable co-parenting arrangements may be impossible to navigate. In these cases, parallel parenting may be the best option. Clear boundaries minimize the conflict

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I don’t have to spout statistics at you when it comes to divorce rates – we all know that divorce is highly prevalent in our culture, especially for couples with children. Is that a terrible thing? Not necessarily, since many couples decide to divorce in order to protect their children from a negative domestic environment. […]

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Although there was no physical violence in our relationship, my ex-husband and I were unable to communicate in a respectful manner and were in constant competition for who was the better parent. This led me to choose parallel parenting over co-parenting. And here are five reasons why,

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If you're trying to parent with a toxic ex, you've probably hit Google hard trying to find solutions to your problems. It's likely that you've also been bombarded with the term "parallel parenting." While parallel parenting refers to parenting in any sort of high-conflict situation, it seems to be the ONLY way to parent with

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