Quote 73 : Troubled Families

In troubled families, abuse and neglect are permitted.  It’s the talking about them that is forbidden.

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Quote 93 – Narcissistic Family System 6

In narcissistic family system, poor family boundaries are norm.  Intrusiveness, mistreatment, abuse is normalized.

Quote 127 – dysfunctional family scapegoat 6

If the scapegoat becomes too insistent about expressing his / her point of view.

The rest of the family may cut him / her off from it entirely, thus totally isolating him / her.

Quote 176 -Types of Emotional Child Abuse 16

Inappropriate control – parents exercise overcontrol – which robs children of the opportunities for self-assertion and self-development.

Quote 92 – Narcissistic Family System 5

You are expected to act like a parent to your parent(s).  Rather than having your parent(s) care for you.  You lose love, approval and privileges.