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Describing A Narcissistic Parent’s Abuse

Narcissistic abuse of children is abuse of children by a narcissistic parent or parents. The abuse usually takes the form of emotional abuse but may include physical abuse.

Anyone who's been raised by a narcissist will recognize their narcissistic parent in this overview of their behavior, to varying degrees: The narcissistic parent needs the child to give up their own desires, deny their own feelings, and repress their personal autonomy in order to serve the parent's...
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The Wrong Uses for Righteous Anger

Victims of narcissistic abuse hold a lot of anger. Righteous anger, deserved anger, just anger. They may not know it, but they do. Acknowledging the anger, accepting it, embracing it, expressing it and ultimately working it through takes time, time, time and a lot of work.

It's easy to get stuck in the anger phase, even after the heat of your original wrath has been cooled by the healing passage of time. That's where I'm at. (Yes, I ended that sentence with...
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