How Family Scapegoats Become Lifelong Victims

Family Scapegoats Become Lifelong Victims

Since I started writing, I’ve learned that I wasn’t put on earth as an example to others of how not to be (I actually used to believe this), but that God gave me these challenges and this life to teach me valuable things about myself–but that waking up to who God meant for me to be was going to be hard painful work. I don’t live in self-pity: my narcissists have been my teachers.

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One day I dream that people offline will know who I really am. That I have a personality. That I’m funny and intelligent. That I have opinions of my own, and that I am actually good at things. But more than anything else, that I have a finely tuned bullshit detector–a gift unintentionally bequeathed to me by my narcissists, and it’s a gift more priceless than any amount of money I may have inherited.

This video will explain why what narcissistic parents do to their own offspring is nothing less than soul murder.


Written By: Lauren Bennett Originally appeared on luckyottershaven.com Printed with Permission

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lhei

So me.

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