It is difficult to deal with a narcissist when you are a grown, independent, fully functioning adult. The children of narcissists have an especially difficult burden, for they lack the knowledge, power, and resources to deal with their narcissistic parents without becoming their victims. Whether cast into the role of Scapegoat or Golden Child, the Narcissist's Child never truly receives that to which all children are entitled: a parent's unconditional love. Start by reading the 46 memories--it all began there.

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Narcissists and Flying Monkeys              


Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers                   
Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 1                                                                   
Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 2                                                                   
Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 3                                                                   
Undermining: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers: Pt 4                                           
She makes you look crazy: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 6                       
She’s envious: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 7                                          
She’s a Liar. Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 8                                              
She’s selfish and wilful: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 11                         
She’s self-absorbed: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 12                               
She’s insanely defensive: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 13                        
She terrorized: Characteristicsof Narcissistic Mothers Pt 14                                         
She’s infantile and petty: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 15                         
She “parentifies”: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 17                                    
She’s exploitative: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 18                                   
She projects: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 19                                           
She is never wrong: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 20                                
She Blames: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 22                                            
She goes pathetic: Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers Pt 24                                   
                                                                     
10 Commandments of Dysfunctional Families
                                                                     
The Narcissist’s Children                         
Learning at the Narcissist’s Knee                 
Loving the Imperfect                                    
Coming back from adversity                        
Deconstructing rage                                     
Curse of Hope, The                                     
Why we stay                                                
Feeling Invisible                                          
Stirring the pot: provoking drama                
Self-sabotage: Parts 1 through 3                  
Self-sabotage: Parts 4 through 8                  
Self-sabotage: Parts 9 through 11                
Scapegoat picks a partner, The                     
Food for thought                                          
What if she said she was sorry?                   
Not-so-sweet taste of revenge, The              
Overcoming Denial                                      
Karma: what it is and what it isn’t                
Your destiny is in your own hands              
We weren’t all perfect angels                       
Do you know how to feel loved?                 
Just who is looking out for YOU?              
A Fable for our Lives                                  
Good, the Bad, and the Gullible, The           
Narcissism’s Relationship Trap                   
Narcissist in your Head, The                       
Make your own Holiday Miracle                 
Why me?                                                      
No Contact—ShouldI?                               
Triggering—good for you?                          
Boundaries are good for us, too                   
NO CONTACT letter, The                          
Mother’s Day Melancholia                          
You have the Power                                    
Parable, A                                                    
“Me” Flea, The                                            
Five Women                                                
So you think you are an Empath…              
“Get over it!”                                               
Trapped in the F.O.G.?                                
                                                                     
My Memories                                             
The Sandwich                                               
The Toothache                                              
Long Way Home                                          
Moving Day                                                
The Camera                                                   
A Visit from Nana                                        
Visiting Norma                                             
Missing…                                                    
Gramma’s Road                                            
Lost and Alone                                             
New Beginnings                                           
’Twas the night before Christmas                
Doctor’s Visit                                               
Choice                                                          
The Long and Winding Road                       
The Apple                                                     
The Dress                                                    
Fudge                                                            
True Confessions                                          
It ain’t just a hobo…                                    
The Telephone Call                                      
The Gun                                                        
The McKenzies                                            
Little Girl Lost                                             
First Kiss                                                      
Bus Money                                                   
Underneath it all…                                        
Mother                                                          
Fair and Equal                                               
Old Jim Crow                                               
Information, please                                       
I Love Lucy                                                  
Advancement Opportunity                            
The Homework Assignment                        
Red Tulips                                                    
Fidelity                                                          
Sanctuary                                                      
The Audition                                                 
1%                                                                
Baby Redux                                                  
Baby Redux, Pt II                                         
Best Friends                                                 
Snapshots                                                   
Besmirched                                                   
Waiting                                                         
Turning a corner…                                       
I can dress myself!                                        
Not even my father was safe...                      
                                                                     
Facebook                                                 
We have a Facebook Group!                       

Update on the Facebook group                     

Facebook Group Update 2                          


Facebook Group: Basic Tenets, The             

Miscellaneous                                             
On Holiday                                                  
Recommended Reading                                
I have not abandoned you                             
What do YOU want?                                    
She’s back!! (House of Mirrors)                 
Festive Season Wishes                                
An invitation to have your say…                 
Finally! A Forum for Us!                            
Swan Waters                                                 
I will be back                                                
On my way back                                          
Would any of you be interested…?              
Happy New Year!                                        
I have limitations, too…                                

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