It doesn’t matter if your ex is a narcissist, if they refuse to communicate, or if they constantly attack you - what matters is you. Are you a positive co-parent? Are you modeling behavior you’d want your children to take on. If you’re reading this, it means you want to be a positive co-parent even when it’s difficult.
In this blog posting Karen Becker lists what positive co-parents do differently.
Positive co-parents manage the frustration they feel outside of communication with their ex.
Positive co-parents do not engage in the angry cycle.
Positive co-parents are present with their children.
Positive co-parents model effective communication.
Positive co-parents give the benefit of the doubt.
Positive co-parents forgive the past.