How to Set Boundaries with Narcissists – Strengthen Your Defences

How to Set Boundaries with Narcissists: Strengthen Your Defenses

In order to set effective boundaries with narcissists, it’s important that you have a clear understanding of what your needs are and how they can be met. For example, if the narcissist constantly makes fun of you in front of other people, then this might be something worth setting limits on.

What is Narcissistic Projection? The Narcissist’s toxic blame-shifting tactic

narcissistic projection

Narcissistic projection occurs when a narcissist attributes their own feelings and motivations to others. The term “projection” was first coined by Sigmund Freud, who used it to describe one of the ways the ego defends itself from injury. Narcissists have a very fragile ego, so they resort to projection very often, in order to protect their self esteem.

Parentification: The Role of the Parentified Child in Narcissistic Families

Parentification: The Role of the Parentified Child in Narcissistic Families

Parentification is a term used in psychology that refers to the role of a child in a family where the roles of parents and children are reversed. In this type of family, the child often takes on responsibilities and tasks that should be carried out by parents. This can happen in different ways, and have different effects on the child.