Parents play a significant role in shaping their children’s characters and abilities. They are the ones that initially help them learn ways to go with life, acquire social skills, develop trust, and manage emotions whenever they are dealing with difficult situations. Yet, the narcissistic parents contribute to the total opposite of what was mentioned.
A narcissistic parent can be defined as someone who lives through, is possessive of, and/or engages in marginalizing competition with the offspring. Typically, the narcissistic parent perceives the independence of a child (including adult children) as a threat, and coerces the offspring to exist in the parent’s shadow, with unreasonable expectations. In a narcissistic parenting relationship, the child is rarely loved just for being herself or himself.
To fully understand how it may remarkably affect their offspring’s personal growth and maturity, you must learn the 10 things that narcissistic parents do to their children. Let’s begin!
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