Today I’m talking about the family dynamics of narcissistic abuse, and the different roles that occur within a family. In particular, I want to talk about the scapegoat within the family when you have a narcissistic parent.

What You Will Learn In This Episode:

  • What is a scapegoat?
  • Why narcissistic mothers are particularly harmful to a child
  • The examples of scapegoating within a family
  • How scapegoating affects a child’s beliefs about themselves
  • Why narcissistic personality disorder cannot be cured
  • How you can heal your children by healing your own codependency

I’m a big believer that when you heal yourself you heal the next generation. So just because your children have a parent that is a narcissist does not mean that they will be a codependent or a narcissist. You can break the cycle of scapegoating, you can heal, and the reason I know that is because that’s exactly what I did.