Surviving a Narcissistic Mother In Law (NMIL): A Reader Shares Her Story

Following is a recent story shared by a reader with a narcissistic mother-in-law: Initially, I wasn’t sure if this could be considered a survivor story since as I am still dealing with my narcissist, but I think we might be at a point of no return – meaning, things have come sharply to head like […]

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Angry at a Narcissistic Mother: Part Two

When you carry anger due to a narcissistic mother, you are bound to have “highs and lows”. One contributor to the “highs” is when you use your anger as energy to protect yourself or your loved ones from harm. One cause of the “lows”, however, is when the anger seems bottomless and out of control. […]

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Angry at a Narcissistic Mother: Part One

Your narcissistic mother makes you angry and sucks you dry. You’ve spent your whole life compensating for the bad she caused and chasing the good she didn’t give you. Now, you’re an adult and have much more freedom than when she dominated your life. But, what if you’re still angry? Anger can serve as a […]

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Caring for an Aging Narcissistic Mother

Caring for an aging narcissistic mother is hard. As the child of a narcissistic mother, chances are that when your mother needs you most, your compassion has already been worn threadbare by her ever-changing demands long before she approached her frailest years. You may have had to tend to her needs for as long as […]

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Adult Children of Narcissists

Adult Children of Narcissists (ACON’s) sometime fear that narcissism breeds narcissism. While this may hold true in a minority of cases, it is not always what happens, especially when a child grows to realize that the family he or she was brought up in is not the norm. You may realize and that your childhood experiences are not something you […]

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