I know it's a silly thing to feel sad about, there are many bigger issues in the world, but I feel so sad that my mother would never let me take photos of her with my sons. She would not pose for a photo, and would put her hand up or turn away when I [...]
When you are the child of narcissistic parents you grieve many times. Most people grieve when their parent dies, but for those of us who have been black listed multiple times, treated as though we failed to exist, we have lost our parents many times over. Most of all we grieve when we realise the [...]
Narcissistic parents might like to think they’re the best parents ever, but they are so far from it. They instill the worst possible beliefs in their children that often follow (well, maybe more like haunt) those children for the rest of their lives. Below is a list of a few of them.
- “You need to be able to do anything & everything I tell you to, no matter what! Not because you’re talented or capable, so don’t think that! But because I want you to do those things!” Narcissistic parents are a confusing group. One way they are confusing is treating their children like they should be able to do anything, yet also making sure they know they aren’t smart, talented or capable. As an example, my parents were very parentalizing. In other words, they wanted me to take care of them rather than them taking care of me. …
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Happiness isn't as easy to find as movies and self help books full of "think positively" mantras would lead us to believe. Happiness, like anything worthwhile is hard to achieve, needs work to maintain, but is worth the struggle to find it! We can all find a measure of happiness and satisfaction in our lives, [...]