6 Types of Emotional Abuse by Narcissistic Parents

Very useful post about 6 types of emotional abuse!

After Narcissistic Abuse

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1. REJECTING 

Narcissistic Parents or caregivers who display rejecting behavior toward a child will often [purposefully or unconsciously] let a child know, in a variety of ways, that he or she is unwanted. Putting down a child’s worth or belittling their needs is one form these types of emotional abuse may take. Other examples can include telling a child to leave or worse, to get out of your face, calling him names or telling the child that he is worthless, making a child the family scapegoat or blaming him for family/sibling problems. Refusing to talk to or holding a young child as he or she grows can also be considered abuse.

    • constant criticism
      • name-calling
        • telling child he/she is ugly
          • yelling or swearing at the child
            • frequent belittling and use of labels such as “stupid” or “idiot”
              • constant demeaning jokes
                • verbal humiliation
                  • constant teasing about child’s body type and/or weight
                    • expressing…

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                    Author: Courage Coaching

                    I provide empowerment, empathy & support. I specialise in dealing with dysfunctional relationships, particularly narcissistic abuse & encouraging self-compassion.

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