A Different Kind of Parent-Child Dynamic

“It’s human nature for a child to crave their parent’s affection and to want to be seen as special and valuable in their parent’s eyes. For acts of caring and uniqueness and sincerity to be noticed. But from the very beginning, the narcissist parent lacks the ability to do this. Narcissism, as a disease, carries with it the feeling that the individual is himself a black hole, a nothing. This is the place that the narcissist parent parents from.”

From When Your Parent Is a Narcissist 

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