Is a term that unfairly blames two people of creating conflict which is generally the caused by only ONE High-conflict personality. High Conflict Divorce is better labeled "Post-Separation Abuse." There is a lot of work to be done to limit the ability of abusers to perpetuate abuse through existing structures.
Every time I leave the courtroom I feel a high on adrenaline, but then realize that he's done it again and I feel utterly hopeless and alone. He has used the system to assert control over my life and allow for emotional and verbal abuse. We leave grey areas for him to abuse us. It puts our children right in the middle of it and he even uses them as pawns in his game. Divorce sucks, but divorcing someone with a personality disorder is it's own brand of hell. What we know as "High-Conflict Divorce" is actually Post-Separation Abuse. I know I'm not alone. I want to document my story (all identifying information withheld) and share with others so that you know you are not alone too.
If you have a story to share, send it my way and I'll share it on the site. Here we go...
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