Things are much clearer in hindsight and I see ripples still going strong through the generations. A narcissist will delight in turning your own children against you in such a deceitful, sneaky way that you may not realize it is happening. A narcissistic personality disordered mother can and often does sever family relationships for generations.
Narcissistic Mothers Divide and Conquer
Before realizing my mother had this disorder, I realized she instigated fights between her children, even when we were adults. I recall thinking I had never seen anothe…
Find Tactics on Echo Scapegoat Recovery Tactics on Blogger, with the "backup" blog at https://recoverytacticsecho.blogspot.com *This article was originally published by Gail Meyers on October 15, 2011 under the title of When Your Mother Has Narcissistic Personality Disorder. It was moved to this blog due to being copied from top to bottom, then the original being targeted in order to remove it from the search results and gain priority over the original. It has now been moved againto reflect an expansion of topic, consolidate and hopefully having been control of the digital property. This many years later, the cyberstalking thieves are still at it.
Take this with you for easy reference during the move, Summer 2017.
The assignment of these roles usually happens in early childhood, long before the child could possibly have any idea what is going on. A child may not be able to articulate it, but children very quickly understand the unwritten family rules that exist in dysfunctional families.
These roles are taken very seriously because at some level the family members realize the survival of the whole dysfunctional family system depends on everyone play…