The vindictive ex, like every other divorced person has resentment, anger and bitterness, but the difference between he or she and a normal person is, he or she has a burning desire to punish or harm their ex. In other words, they want revenge and they will stop at nothing to destroy their former spouse to “get even.”
Here are some real life examples of a vindictive ex. These are TRUE STORIES!
- A woman told me her ex-husband put anti-fungal cream on her toothbrush. (they were separated but still living in the same house.)
Another woman said her ex-husband loosened her breaks so that they would fail. Their children were in the car with her when it happened.
A man’s vindictive ex-wife is trying to make a case that her former husband sexually abused their child. She has also put it in the heads of their children. The woman was quoted as saying to her ex, “You’re going to get what you deserve.”
- A woman told her children “Your father doesn’t want me or you guys anymore. He has moved on.”
The vindictive ex is a planner. A manipulator. A liar. He or she spends time scheming and concocting a strategy to destroy their ex because that is the only way they know how to deal with their hurt and anger. Here are some possible outcomes of the vindictive ex: