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Ask Ellie: How do you protect your children from a narcissistic dad?

Ask Ellie: How do you protect your children from a narcissistic dad?

Pricey Ellie: My then-boyfriend of only two months suddenly said he loved me. I was thrilled and immediately all set for the subsequent move. I was then 22 and believed that you “go for it” if you satisfy the suitable man. Ten decades later on at 32, I now know that it is smarter to take time in a connection, right up until you know the genuine meanings of what somebody suggests. In my ex’s scenario, what he essentially “loved”…

Enmeshed Emotional Incest Seems Wonderful Until It Destroys You

Enmeshed Emotional Incest Seems Wonderful Until It Destroys You

If it hurts, it’s possibly abuse.Abuse always hurts. Pain is how we recognize abuse — psychological, actual physical, sexual, religious. How else would you realize you’re being abused if it does not damage!?! But enmeshed emotional incest can be extremely content. It can come to feel like love. “Daddy loves me so much” or “I’m Mom’s particular boy.” This goes on for several years with neither of the joyful members any the wiser…until decades down the line it bites ’em…

Narcissists' Kids' Medieval Upbringings

Narcissists’ Kids’ Medieval Upbringings

No dental treatment. No health-related care. No babysitters. 1 sq. of bathroom paper for each wipe. Reused bathwater. What is this? The Dim Ages!?! Why, no, m’dear. It’s the usual upbringing of narcissists’ little ones. Positively medieval. Each and every time I imagine I have read it all, a reader drops a different bomb on me. A different surprising element about their so-called “upbringing” by narcissistic so-called “parents.” More and additional, my reaction is, “When had been you raised!? The…