Mar 29, 2020
There are large numbers of children who were "raised" by narcissistic mothers. Psychoanalyst Alice Miller describes the psychodynamics between the narcissistic mother and her child: "The child... was the narcissistically cathected object. What these mothers had once failed to find in their own mothers they were able to find in their children: someone at their disposal..."
So many adult children of narcissistic mothers continue to play the role of servant and adorer. Every energy, gift, thought, sense of initiative is quashed by the narcissistic mother.
Some of thee individuals awaken at some point in their development recognize that they have been imprisoned in a psychological gulag.
At a point of awakening you make the decision to move forward on your own and this is in your capable hands. Put yourself first and remember daily self care.