Mon. May 27th, 2024

Co-parenting is challenging enough, but when your ex-partner embodies narcissistic traits, the task can seem insurmountable. Believe Your Own Mind is here to empower and guide you on this journey. In this article, we will explore useful phrases to use when co-parenting with a narcissist, providing you with the tools to reclaim your narrative and ensure a nurturing environment for your children.

Understanding Narcissistic Co-Parents

Narcissism is not just about self-absorption. At its worst, it’s a toxic brew of inflated self-importance, a lack of empathy, and a penchant for manipulation. This can be particularly damaging in a co-parenting context, where the well-being of the children should be paramount.

Effective Communication: Phrases to Use

Navigating conversations with a narcissistic co-parent can feel like walking through a minefield. Here are some phrases that can help:

  1. “I understand your perspective, but our focus should be on what is best for the children.”
  2. “Let’s keep our conversation centered on the children’s needs.”
  3. “I appreciate your input, and I will consider it carefully.”
  4. “It seems we disagree on this. Let’s find a compromise that suits our children’s best interests.”

These phrases are intentionally non-confrontational and child-focused, aiming to steer conversations away from potential conflict and back towards a constructive path.

The Role of Believe Your Own Mind

Believe Your Own Mind is not just another co-parenting tool. It’s a lifeline, a beacon of hope, guiding you towards liberation from the chains of manipulation. We focus on your emotional well-being and mental clarity, complementing other co-parenting aids like OurFamilyWizard, AppClose, and more.

Pressing Forward

Believe Your Own Mind is about embracing your inner resilience and strength. It’s about stepping into a future guided by your own intuition and wisdom. With our guidance, you’ll embark on the path to reclaiming your power and autonomy, shaping a positive future for yourself, your children, and their descendants.

Be first in line for our upcoming app, which will provide daily affirmations, goal setting, mood tracking, and more, all designed to empower divorced or divorcing mothers co-parenting with a high-conflict or narcissistic ex-partner.


Co-parenting with a narcissist may be a journey fraught with challenges, but remember: you are stronger than you think. Harness your inner resilience, trust your instincts, and embrace the tools and support Believe Your Own Mind offers. It’s time to take control of your narrative and pave the way for a brighter future for you and your children.

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