Replacing the internalized, negative, maternal voice – the internal critic – with self-nurturing is an important step. Recovery entails both healing the past and learning new skills to overcome codependency.
To learn how to deal with a narcissist in your life, whether your partner or parent, follow the steps in Dealing with a Narcissist: 8 Steps to Raise Self-Esteem and Set Boundaries with Difficult People.
©Darlene Lancer 2017
Written by Darlene Lancer, JD, LMFT
Originally appeared on WhatIsCodependency.Com
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