Codependency and Narcissism

In a post featured on Psychology Today, Sherry Gaba LCSW explains how growing up with a narcissistic parent impacts relationships later in life. Gaba writes:

“Punishment, emotional isolation, and even threats of leaving the child are all common. At the same time, the narcissist is quick to spot any signs of independence or individuality…which is seen as a threat or a negative reflection on the narcissist.”

Read “Why Codependents Attract Narcissists” here