Quote 197 – Sibling relationships in toxic family

In a dysfunctional family, parents are inadequate or abusive, not enough love available for children.

This sets up an unconscious competition between the children.

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Quote 59 : Healthy vs. Narcissistic Families

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.

Quote 188 – Signs You Grew Up With A Toxic Parent 2

Unhealthy view of relationships – if a parent who exploded, constantly overcritical, vanished or demanded perfection, we don’t have a healthy view of real, caring relationships.

Quote 153 – Adult trauma bonds

People who fall into adult trauma bonds seek to the rescued from their painful childhood.

They crave validation from others in an attempt to escape the shame that defines them.

Quote # 45 : Trust

Trust is like a paper, once it’s crumpled it can’t be perfect.

 

Don’t ruin your trust with others.  Once it’s damaged, we can hardly amend it.

 

That’s why we have to watch our mouth, words and behaviors constantly.  What do you think?

 

 

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