Quote 96 – Narcissistic Family System 9

Your accomplishments are ignored, minimized or even criticized.  Unless your talents make the narcissist look good.

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Quote 130 – dysfunctional family scapegoat 9

The scapegoat is likely develop feelings of intense psychological distress, perform well below his / her best academically and later, encounter serious problems with social interaction.

Quote 95 – Narcissistic Family System 8

Pressure on you to make narcissistic family look good to outsiders.  Rejection or abandonment if you do not.

Quote 74 : Verbal Abuse

Abuser may say something very upsetting to the victim and after seeing her reaction add, “it was just a joke”.

Abuse is not OK in any form.  Jokes that hurt are abusive.

Quote 94 – Narcissistic Family System 7

Ongoing scapegoating, criticism, attacks, blaming, shaming or shunning are used as a threat or weapon by the narcissist and their allies, if they don’t get their way.