You are not allowed to be yourself. Not allowed to have your own needs, personality and independence.
They liked to present a perfect family image to outsiders.
Never wrong. Even when they made a mistake or treated you in an unfair way, they never apologized for their mistakes.
Narcissist have complete control over their child and will feel resentful, jealous if the child wants to break free from their clutches and create a life of their own.
Adult children of toxic parents often don’t really acknowledge that their parents did anything wrong, until therapy.
Put your own emotional needs last – grew up with a verbally, physically abusive parent, or a manipulative one, your own emotional life will always come last in the hierarchy of household.
That’s why people say the person who anger with you is not really related to what you do sometimes.
It’s probably they had a bad day or going through some struggles in life that they can’t deal with.
So are you always use “displacement” to escape from your troubles?