Family

Living In Denial About Narcissistic Abuse: A Cautionary Tale

Living In Denial About Narcissistic Abuse A Cautionary Tale Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine It may seem as living in denial about narcissistic abuse, closing off the part of yourself that allows you to face the truth, is the easiest way to deal with the painful trauma of …

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The Eight Symptoms of Parental Alienation

The Eight Symptoms of Parental Alienation Written by J. Michael Bone, PhD. The first symptom of Parental Alienation is the “Campaign of Denigration”. This refers to the child’s view of the “hated” parent. It is important to understand that this is composed of two components. First, the campaign of denigration refers to the one being …

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Breaking Free From Your Narcissistic Family

Breaking Free From Your Narcissistic Family Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine The home life of children growing up under the constraints of narcissistic parents is loveless, chaotic, confusing, volatile and unpredictable. The mind games narcissistic parents play with their children cause a lifetime of damage; emotionally, psychologically and …

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Do Your Parents Have a Narcissist/Enabler Relationship?

Do Your Parents Have a Narcissist/Enabler Relationship? Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Take this quiz to find out if you your parents have a narcissist/enabler relationship.  Please answer yes or no to the following questions: Did you grow up in a two parent home with one parent significantly …

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Raising Children: Ten Things Every Parent Should Know

Raising Children Ten Things Every Parent Should Know Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Raising children who will grow up to be self-sufficient, successful, and happy should be every parent’s ultimate goal. We are responsible for giving our children the skills they will need to thrive in a life …

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Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents: Twenty Seven Traits

Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents Twenty Seven Traits Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine There are many similar traits between adult children of alcoholic parents and adult children of narcissistic parents. The unpredictable, confusing messages and emotional instability of these disordered parents are equally traumatic to children. Adult children suffering from both may …

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Engulfing or Ignoring: Types of Maternal Narcissists

Engulfing or Ignoring Types of Maternal Narcissists Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine As is true with all narcissistic parents, mothers may be engulfing or ignoring. They may be one way or the other, a combination of both, alternate between the two, or engulf one child …

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Narcissistic Mothers: Destroying the Lives of Children Everywhere

Narcissistic Mothers Destroying the Lives of Children Everywhere Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Narcissistic mothers are not loving, comforting, protective, supportive or reliable. They are as far from the idealized version of a mother as one can get. Motherhood is supposed to be an instinctually …

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Roles of Children in Narcissistic Families

Roles of Children in Narcissistic Families Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Though there has been much written about the roles of children in narcissistic families, few understand the lifetime burdens these roles place on children, and the scars they leave. When there is more than …

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What the @#$%? is Wrong With My Family

What the @#$%? is Wrong With My Family The Chaos, Confusion, and Madness of Growing Up in a Narcissistic Family Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Have you ever asked yourself, “What the @#$%? is wrong with my family”? Are you confused by the bizarre behavior …

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