Q & A – Narcissistic Abuse

How do narcissists abuse their children?

Narcissists can abuse their children in a variety of ways, including emotional, physical, and psychological abuse. They may belittle or criticize their children, use them as a source of narcissistic supply, or manipulate them to get what they want. They may also be neglectful, failing to provide their children with basic needs such as food, clothing, and emotional support. Narcissists may also use their children as a means of controlling their partner, or as a way to gain admiration from others.

What can a child of a narcissistic parent do?

1. Set boundaries. It is important to establish boundaries with a narcissistic parent and to stick to them. This will help protect you from their manipulation and emotional abuse.

2. Seek support. It is important to find a support system of people who understand what you are going through and can provide emotional support.

3. Practice self-care. Taking care of yourself is essential when dealing with a narcissistic parent.

Examples of narcissistic parenting

1. Failing to provide appropriate boundaries and discipline.

2. Excessive praise and admiration for the child’s accomplishments.

3. Excessive focus on the child’s physical appearance.

4. Excessive competition with the child.

5. Excessive criticism of the child’s mistakes.

6. Excessive demands for perfection.

7. Excessive need for control.

8. Excessive need for attention.

9. Excessive need

Author: Linda Turner

Coaching and Therapy Currently studying Psychotherapy , Cognitive psychology, Hypnotherapy. Qualified NLP, EMDR and CBT therapist. REIKI Master. I believe in truth, honesty and integrity! ≧◔◡◔≦

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