Sons Of Narcissistic Mothers

Another great article, courtesy of Darlene Lancer. All children of narcissists suffer. Sons of narcissistic mothers suffer damage to their autonomy, self-worth, and future relationships with women. Narcissists lack empathy and ability to nurture their children. They don’t see them as individuals, but only as extensions of themselves. Their children’s feelings and needs are neglected […]

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Has your parent ever given you the silent treatment?

A big thank you to Mel Crowe for this great article!   Have they done it a few times? Do they do it whenever there’s been an argument or disagreement, which means that instead of talking things through, clearing the air, reaching a compromise, or apologizing, they stop talking to you for a few hours, […]

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Ten Signs of Having Been Raised by a Narcissist

Ten Signs of Having Been Raised by a Narcissist Thank you Debbie Tudor for a great article! In my life coaching and therapy work I began to see the same pattern over and over again in my clients-a highly intelligent, successful adult, desperate to please a narcissistic parent.  These clients, who are scapegoated their entire […]

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Child Roles in the Narcissistic Family: Scapegoat

Child Roles in the Narcissistic Family: Scapegoat As in other types of dysfunctional families, children in the narcissistic home fall into roles orchestrated by their parents. Such parents assign the roles to reinforce their deluded self-beliefs and control family dynamics. Like other aspects of the narcissistic family, child roles are artificial and meant to serve […]

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Life of the Golden Child of a Narcissist

Life of the Golden Child of a Narcissist Growing up, I was the furthest thing from perfect. In fact, I was a straight C+ to B- student, yet I was the Golden Child to a narcissistic father and a highly obedient sensitive mother. I was treated better than my other siblings, simply because they were […]

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I am so friggin over my narcissistic mom

I am so friggin over my mom. Just so over this. Please. No more. We were responsible for my mother’s happiness since before we were born, tiny embryos developing and taking in her every thought, her every word, her every action. We were soon to learn that if we wanted her love, we must make […]

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The Real Effect of Narcissistic Parenting on Children

Narcissists raise children who suffer from crippling self-doubt. Originally Posted Feb 19, 2018, by: Dr. Karyl McBride on Psychology Today Why does it matter if a parent is a narcissist? How does that hurt a child? You may be asking these questions if you are a person co-parenting with a narcissistic ex; someone raised by a narcissistic parent; one who […]

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Parential Alienation – get the facts from expert Jennifer Harman

Jennifer Harman is one of the countries leading experts and researchers on parental alienation. She is a professor at the University of Colorado where her team collects data to assist her in creating data on parental alienation to write articles for the medical profession. She is changing the way the mental health profession understands parental […]

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