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.
Family’s protection of their own feelings of guilt onto the scapegoat is a psychological defense mechanism.
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.
Inappropriate control – parents exercise overcontrol – which robs children of the opportunities for self-assertion and self-development.
Isolating – parent keep the child away from family, friends and peers, punish child for engaging in normal activities.
Family members may align with the narcissist. These narcissist supporters can be the other parent, sibling or extended family.
You can recognize survivors of abuse by their courage.
Family scapegoat always the one who recognize the lie, break free and strive to heal themselves.
Child of a narcissist likely struggle with : self-loathing, trust issues, anxiety or depression.
Distance from negative family interactions by going minimal or no contact.