How To Set Boundaries With An Elderly Narcissistic Mother?

How To Set Boundaries With An Elderly Narcissistic Mother?

Are you finding it challenging to navigate the dynamics of setting boundaries with your elderly narcissistic mother? Balancing the complexities of aging and narcissistic traits can be emotionally taxing, requiring you to establish and uphold boundaries effectively. As you seek ways to prioritize your well-being in this complex relationship, understanding actionable strategies and tips can … Read more

What Happens When the Golden Child Wakes Up?

WHat happens when the golden child wakes up?

A narcissistic parent doesn’t worry about favoring one child over another because each child has a specific role in their narcissistic drama. They project their failures and fears onto the scapegoat while idealizing and cherishing the golden child. As the golden child matures, they often develop narcissistic tendencies of their own, and understandably so. They’ve … Read more

How do Narcissists Treat their Moms?

How do Narcissists treat their mother?

A child and their mother’s bond is a powerful and often cherished relationship. However, when a narcissist is involved, this connection can become strained and fraught with manipulation, control, and exploitation. Narcissists might love their mothers, but that doesn’t mean they treat them with love or respect.  The mother of a narcissist is likely to … Read more

How to Deal with a Narcissistic Grown Child?

How to Deal with a Narcissistic Grown Child

You feel at your absolute breaking point dealing with your narcissistic adult child. You’re not respected. You feel like, no matter what you do, it’s wrong. You’re tired of all the gaslighting and manipulation, but you keep asking yourself, Did I do something wrong? Did I cause this? Is it my fault?  Acknowledging that your child is … Read more

How to Annoy a Narcissistic Mother-in-Law?

How to Annoy a Narcissistic Mother-in-Law?

Dealing with a narcissistic mother-in-law can be exhausting and potentially damaging to your marriage and mental health.  Any mother-in-law can be difficult, but a narcissistic one can be downright destructive. She’ll manipulate, gaslight, bully, and take advantage of you. She’ll also undermine you, taking every opportunity to make you look bad in your spouse’s eyes. … Read more

14 Obvious Signs Your Daughter In Law Doesn’t Like You

14 Obvious Signs Your Daughter In Law Doesn’t Like You

Relationships with in-laws can be difficult to navigate at times. This is why so much has been said about the touchy uncertainty of mother and daughter-in-law relationships. While much of the conversations tend to center around toxic mothers-in-law, what are you supposed to do when it’s your daughter-in-law that’s creating an unhealthy relationship dynamic?  If … Read more

What Is Golden Child Syndrome?

what is golden child syndrome?

Golden child syndrome can occur when a designated child becomes responsible for all of the family’s successes. This child tends to be exceptional in one or more ways (beautiful, intelligent, athletic), and the family uses this “asset” as leverage for appearing superior to the outside world. Unfortunately, being the golden child can have a steep … Read more

How to Deal with a Narcissistic Son in Law?

how to deal with a narcissistic son in law

Pretty much every parent believes that no one is good enough for their daughter. That’s not to say you can’t have a cordial relationship with your son-in-law, but no one is good enough for your baby girl. But what if he’s not just “not good enough” but is actually terrible for your daughter? What if … Read more