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When an Aging Parent Becomes Toxic: How to Spot & Deal with Toxic Behaviors

By |2019-09-27T15:39:02+03:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Toxic parents don’t just grow out of their heinous behavior. Even an aging parent can remain, or even become toxic and hard to handle. We’ve all heard about toxic parents and the influence they have over their children. But did you know that some parents remain toxic well into old age? As a matter of [...]

How to Deal with a Narcissistic Mother and Limit Her Toxic Influence

By |2019-09-21T16:10:47+03:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your mother may be different than others and exhibit toxic traits. You have a narcissistic mother, there are ways to deal with her and set healthy boundaries in your relationship. From a personal standpoint, I didn’t have a narcissistic mother. Those traits came from my father. However, I do know many women who did have [...]

6 Struggles Only Adult Children of Narcissists Will Understand

By |2019-09-03T17:11:05+03:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personal Development, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Adult children of narcissists suffer a wide range of symptoms. Due to the lack of empathy, their lives are deeply scarred. I don’t have to be a psychologist to know my childhood was dysfunctional. And I know my parents failed at many things in raising me. I was left alone many times with a senile [...]

7 Things a Covert Narcissist Mother Does to Her Children

By |2019-05-01T11:18:46+03:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

While most narcissists are men, women can be just as malignant. In fact, the covert narcissist mothers are becoming more common. Narcissistic females are thought to be rarer than their male counterparts. In fact, 75% of narcissists are male. Recently, however, studies have shown more and more covert narcissists are women. The covert narcissist mother, [...]

9 Signs of a Narcissistic Father: Were You Raised by a Narcissist?

By |2019-10-16T23:05:07+03:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Many people have had a narcissistic father. Narcissism is everywhere, unfortunately. It has been present in the past, and it will be present in the future. It can ruin people’s lives, not least because it can be difficult to see. Narcissistic parents can ruin the entire course of their children’s lives. This article provides some [...]

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

By |2019-03-18T20:32:50+03:00March 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 [...]

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

By |2019-02-24T19:54:07+03:00February 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+03:00February 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 [...]