Child of a narcissist likely struggle with : self-loathing, trust issues, anxiety or depression.
Motivation of the rest of the dysfunctional family for degrading and demeaning the scapegoat.
They never displayed any empathy.
They never asked about your feelings, sympathized with you, or cared.
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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.
In healthy families, we encourage our children to be loving and close to each other.
In narcissistic families, children are pitted against each other & taught competition.
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.
You find trusting relationships difficult – if parents, who are meant to be our main caregivers are deficient or can’t give us real support, we will find difficult to create supportive attachments when we grow up, or believe they are going last.
Parent asking the child to be their parent, and to fix and support them.
Parents placing unrealistic expectations on child’s role in their life.