My Narcissistic Mother has every single one of these traits... (comment by me, my sacred journey)

The #1 Trick To Engaging With A Narcissist

My Narcissistic Mother has every single one of these traits... (comment by me, my sacred journey)

Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers by The Harpy's Child....I don't know if she's intentionally this way or not.  Most of them are spot on but there are a couple that seem way off base

Characteristics of Narcissistic Mothers by The Harpy's Child....I don't know if she's intentionally this way or not. Most of them are spot on but there are a couple that seem way off base

Narcissistic mothers teach their daughters that love is not unconditional, that it is given only when they behave in accordance with maternal expectations and whims. As adults, these daughters have difficulty overcoming feelings of inadequacy, disappointment, emotional emptiness, and sadness.

Narcissistic mothers teach their daughters that love is not unconditional, that it is given only when they behave in accordance with maternal expectations and whims. As adults, these daughters have difficulty overcoming feelings of inadequacy, disappointment, emotional emptiness, and sadness.

My own mom is wonderful and isn't on this list. But I have sadly dealt daily with a mom like this.  I wish there was a cure for narcissism.  No child should be raised in this environment.

My own mom is wonderful and isn't on this list. But I have sadly dealt daily with a mom like this. I wish there was a cure for narcissism. No child should be raised in this environment.

I will take everything negative about my mother and flip it in my life: I will create a welcoming and warm home life; I will express love and encourage others daily; I will extend myself to those in need and I will remember: a life well-lived is the best revenge.

I will take everything negative about my mother and flip it in my life: I will create a welcoming and warm home life; I will express love and encourage others daily; I will extend myself to those in need and I will remember: a life well-lived is the best revenge.

Or Mother-in-law...how many hours have I prayed for her heart to change, for her eyes to be opened? Felt guilty for the place we're at, only to realize it's the only safe situation for my family? Wondered if it is we who are crazy and have totally misread her, only to again realize that we are the only ones considering that we could be the source of the problem...

Or Mother-in-law...how many hours have I prayed for her heart to change, for her eyes to be opened? Felt guilty for the place we're at, only to realize it's the only safe situation for my family? Wondered if it is we who are crazy and have totally misread her, only to again realize that we are the only ones considering that we could be the source of the problem...

Truth! My fear of emulating her psychosis has me battling this everyday. -mB

Truth! My fear of emulating her psychosis has me battling this everyday. -mB

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