How Narcissistic Parents Impact Their Children

Researchers estimate that 1 % of the general population are narcissists. The number of narcissists who become parents is also extremely high. Narcissistic parents look at their children as objects to control. They have little interest in nurturing them or tending to their needs. Instead, they look to children to validate their distorted sense of … Read more

Sons and Daughters of Narcissistic Parents

An adult can choose to live with or without a narcissist, and it is up to that adult to decide whether or not to weather the storm(s). What about the children, the sons, and daughters, living with a narcissistic parent? They have no choice in remaining with the narcissist and are ready victims for his … Read more

Co-Parenting With a Narcissist

There is no such thing as co-parenting with a narcissist as they have no concept of teamwork or even cooperation. Perhaps the title would be more accurate if it read, “Parenting In Spite of a Narcissist”. Most often there is little to no “co-parenting” that occurs when your ex-spouse is a narcissist. You spend your … Read more

The Narcissist and Children

It is hard to cope with a narcissist when you are a mature, well-functioning adult. Pity the children of narcissists as they have an especially difficult burden to bear; they lack the knowledge, power, and resources to deal with their narcissistic parents. They may be cast into the role of Golden Child or Scapegoat, but … Read more