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The Self-Contradictory Behaviour of The Narcissistic Parent

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The Narcissistic Parent :

One of the most confusing and frustrating aspects of dealing with a narcissistic parent is that they seem to have two sides to their personality which appear to be diametrically opposed (although, actually, they are inter-related – two sides of the same coin, as it were).

The dichotomy at the heart of the personality of the … Read the rest

Effects of Narcissistic Parents Who ‘Parentify’ Their Child

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A ‘parentified’ child is a term that psychologists use to refer to a situation between the child and the parent in which a role-reversal has occurred resulting in the child having to care for the parent (emotionally and/or physically) rather than the other way around.

I have already written articles about narcissistic parents (e.g. click here) but Read the rest

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