Issues to consider before leaving a personality-disordered relationship.
Leaving Checklist - The Leaving Checklist is a list of things to prepare and things to consider before, during and after separating from a person who suffers from a personality disorder.
Personal Safety - Personal Safety is a list of actions that are designed to keep situations from escalating and to make sure that Physical, Emotional and Verbal abuse is avoided or stopped at the first moment it begins to happen. It contains ideas on when to stop the conversation, when to leave the room and when to call the police.
Put Children First - Put Children First means making decisions based on "what is in the best interests of the children", regardless of the consequences for the parents and any other parties involved.
Don't Go it Alone - When leaving a relationship with a personality disordered individual, it helps to look at the long term and decide where you want to be in 5 years from now.
Take the long term view - You will go through the roller coaster of emotions. Therefore fill your life with as many strong allies and good things as you can to help you cope.