That is so true for my parents, my mother especially. Playing the victim card is essentially playing to someone’s guilt. The number of times she exclaimed: it must me horrible to be my daughter! Of course my sisters or I would immediately give in on whatever the argument was, and assure her she was a wonderful mother. Toxic people like narcissists and sociopath use emotional blackmail and manipulation to control their targets.
25 Common Misconceptions of a Narcissist SO very worth re-pinning over and over again! this is the absolute truth! never forget that it is a choice! selfishness and lack empathy. it is a learned behavior. generation after generation. maternal narcissism destroys families. no contact. greed. love those who love you.