Whether it’s mother’s day or every day, a toxic mom wreaks a special kind of destruction. Check out this insightful post from Cherilyn. One statement that jumped out to me was:
“Much of what a narc mother is worried about is what other people think, while you are grasping for identity and authenticity and just struggling to survive in what seems like an undertow…” I actually witnessed this happening to a person I really care about. It was horrible.
Many people of narcissistic mothers meet and share a similar anxiety and shame, yet when they compare notes, they are surprised to discover their mothers are so different. This is because they don’t realize there is more than one type of narcissistic mother. In his book, “The People of the Lie,” M. Scott Peck talks about […]