• Children of the Aging Self-Absorbed A Guide to copng with Difficult, Narcissistic Parents and Grandparents By Nina W. Brown, EdD, LPC

Self-protection from Mom and Dad

A protective and reinforcing strategy is to teach yourself how to not personalize your parent’s blame and other negative comments that are directed toward you. Yes, the parent does mean to blame, denigrate, and criticize you, but there is nothing that requires you to accept, buy into, believe, or act as if the parent’s comment were true. You have the power to internally reject those negative comments about you.

2018-10-09T15:32:57-04:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Books, firesidefriday|