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Child Abuse and 5 Mindsets That Keep the Victims from Healing

By |2019-03-25T15:08:16+02:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

The pain of child abuse is almost unbearable. Struggling with pain and a number of toxic mindsets are what may keep us from healing. When you’ve experienced child abuse, you understand how each day is a challenge. Not only do you have to deal with life’s present responsibilities, but you also have to fight with [...]

8 Signs You Grew Up as the Family Scapegoat and How to Heal from It

By |2019-03-18T20:32:50+02:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Were you blamed for almost everything when you grew up? If so, you could possibly have been the family scapegoat. The family scapegoat is the portion of the dysfunctional family that takes the brunt of every situation. No matter what happened, even if the situation could not possibly be any fault of the scapegoat, this [...]

6 Ways Being an Only Child Can Affect You & Your Relationships Later in Life

By |2019-03-05T15:31:22+02:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Being an only child has its good points and bad points. On the bright side, there is no risk of what has come to be known as middle child syndrome! Unfortunately, there are huge advantages to being part of a larger family. These outweigh many of the risks. Being an only child affects people throughout [...]

3 Types of Sons of Narcissistic Mothers and How They Struggle Later in Life

By |2019-02-24T19:54:07+02:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The effects of parental narcissism can be far-reaching, with sons of narcissistic mothers struggling later in life. We throw the term ‘narcissist’ around all too often, but true narcissism from a parent can affect children greatly. Sons of narcissistic mothers know this very well. What Is a Narcissist? We call people narcissists when they show [...]

Sibling Rivalry in Childhood and Adulthood: 6 Parental Mistakes That Are to Blame

By |2019-02-21T19:03:55+02:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Parenting is hard work. It’s messy and imperfect. Could it be that we as parents are responsible for sibling rivalry? One of the most frustrating aspects of parenting is sibling rivalry. However, this sibling rivalry could be the adverse result of parenting imperfections. Not to say that natural rivalry doesn’t happen at times, but some [...]

3 Signs of Unhealthy Parental Pressure and How to Deal With It

By |2019-02-11T16:02:09+02:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everyone feels parental pressure from time to time, but there comes a point when it becomes toxic and detrimental. Parents are the ones who love and care for us most, and a little parental pressure is natural. They want us to succeed and become the best version of ourselves. Yet, there are times when parents [...]

What Is Middle Child Syndrome and 5 Signs You Are Suffering from It

By |2019-02-06T19:16:27+02:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Middle Child Syndrome has been consistently brushed off as a myth, but it is very, very real. What Is Middle Child Syndrome? Middle Child Syndrome is not a clinical syndrome. However, it is a known psychological phenomenon with numerous effects on children due to their birth order. Middle Child Syndrome is the feeling of being [...]

10 Signs of Toxic Sibling Relationships Most People Think Are Normal

By |2019-01-27T13:45:10+02:00January 27th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

There’s no law that says we have to get on with our siblings. Thankfully, most of us have pretty good family dynamics. But some people have toxic sibling relationships. So what’s the difference between say typical sibling rivalries to toxic sibling relationships? Healthy sibling relationships are compassionate, loving, willing to listen and help. They are [...]