The Golden Child – Another Victim of the Narcissistic Parent

golden child

When I was growing up I believed that my family was horrendously unique. I was sure it would be impossible to find another father who acted in as deranged a manner as mine did. It was painfully clear that he hated me and adored my brother, but I simply could not work out why. Then … Read more

The Narcissist and the Enabler – A Match Made in Hell


Enablers are often characterized by their unwillingness to set boundaries with the narcissist and their need to please them at all costs. They usually have low self-esteem and feel like they can’t survive without the narcissist in their life.

The Horror Of Being The Narcissistic Family Scapegoat

The Horror Of Being The Narcissistic Family Scapegoat

When I was a child I knew that my father did not love me. I could tell that he adored my brother, but as soon as he looked at me his face hardened and his eyes became slits full of hate. Initially I thought it was because I was not enough. Not good enough. Not … Read more

My Father was a Narcissist

my father was a narcissist

When I first realised that my father was a narcissist and that his personality disorder was the underlying cause of all the inexplicably horrible things that happened to me as a child, I cried tears of relief.