My Name is Melissa and I am a Scapegoat
My name is Melissa and I am a scapegoat! As my sister Aydan shared yesterday, we were raised by a malignant narcissistic mother. Our family was so dysfunctional and so off kilter from what God intended families to be. We existed in a prison where one walked on eggshells for fear of incurring the rage and wrath of Mom. We learned very young that our home revolved around Mom and it was wise to do whatever to avoid the verbal, emotional or physical abuse that just about anything would trigger…
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Narcissistic Personality Disorder, also known as narcissism, is a disorder which makes people selfish beyond belief, and even cruel and manipulative.
Where Was Daddy?
The family with a narcissistic mother operates according to an unspoken set of rules. Children learn to live with those rules, but they never stop being confused and pained by them, for these rules block children’s emotional access to their parents. They are basically invisible—not heard, seen, and nurtured.