By Eric Perry, PhD-c “Having a narcissistic parent is like living life as a human doormat.” ~ Anonymous Children come into the world much like new-born ducklings ready to imprint on their caretakers. They are innocent blank slates waiting to learn the ways of the world. Like a bud on the vine, with proper care, […]
I had the best Mother’s Day ever!!! I spent it “mothering.” And I loved every minute of it!! Even though this was supposed to be my third Mother’s Day, in reality, this was my very first one.
I’m writing to you to thank you for being such a great example and role model to me. Just by observing you and having met your son, my soon-to-be ex-husband, I have learnt a great deal about motherhood and parenthood in general.
A narcissist will do everything and anything in order to preserve the False Self, even at the expense of the people who are supposed to be important to them and loved by them. If you know anything about NPD, then you already know that they are incapable of loving. Therefore, that first statement I made about the people they loved is not quite right.
Sometimes you have to wonder if they even think at all. I had a small argument with my soon-to-be ex-husband this morning. I’m going to spare you the details of what prompted the argument apart from the fact that he wanted to do something that would change our daughter’s night routine. But what does he care? He never did. So why would he start caring now?