As a child you had less power and fewer resources than your parents. Narcissistic parents may have used your dependency to take advantage of you for their own gratification.
If you were raised by a narcissistic parent, that legacy may affect you in multiple ways.
Three of my favorite fables — The Wizard of Oz, Snow White, and The Emperor’s New Clothes — offer lessons on how to deal with the narcissistic people in your…
Narcissists dwell in an alternate reality. They value winning, feeling superior and being the center of attention instead of compassion, equality or empathy.