Quote 128 – dysfunctional family scapegoat 7

Family’s protection of their own feelings of guilt onto the scapegoat is a psychological defense┬ámechanism.

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.