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.
Pressure on you to make narcissistic family look good to outsiders. Rejection or abandonment if you do not.
In troubled families, abuse and neglect are permitted. It’s the talking about them that is forbidden.
In narcissistic family system, poor family boundaries are norm. Intrusiveness, mistreatment, abuse is normalized.
Child of a narcissist exists solely to be of benefit to their parent.
Narcissist see their children as an extension of themselves.
The scapegoat is blame for family’s problem, the rest of its members are stay in denial to their own contribution to this affairs.
Family members may align with the narcissist. These narcissist supporters can be the other parent, sibling or extended family.
Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache.
They liked to present a perfect family image to outsiders.
Only the weakest takes advantage of a child’s innocent.