What is a narcissistic mother
A narcissistic mother is a type of parent who puts her own needs and desires above those of her children. She may have difficulty empathizing with others and tends to be very controlling, demanding, and critical.
The signs of a narcissistic mother
Signs of a narcissistic mother can include being overly focused on how she looks or behaves in public, putting her own needs first at all times, being overly sensitive to criticism, and lacking empathy for others.
How to deal with a narcissistic mother
There are several strategies you can use when dealing with a narcissistic mother.
One approach is to set clear boundaries that make it clear how you expect to be treated by your mother. You may also want to reduce the amount of time you spend with her or seek out support from other family members or friends.
What to do if you can’t get away from your narcissistic mother
If you are unable to get away from your narcissistic mother, it is important to take steps to protect your mental and emotional wellbeing. This may include seeing a mental health therapist or counselor who can help you build healthier relationships and manage the toxic influence of your mother.
Resources for dealing with a narcissistic mother
Resources for dealing with a narcissistic mother include online support groups, self-help books, and therapy programs that focus on narcissism and codependency.
How to protect your children from a narcissistic mother
In order to protect your children from a narcissistic mother, it is important to set clear boundaries around how she is allowed to interact with them, including limiting her access when necessary and making sure they have other supportive adults in their lives. Additionally, it is essential to model healthy behaviors and establish positive relationships with your children so that they feel loved and supported.
Characteristics Of A Narcissistic Mother
Some common characteristics of a narcissistic mother can include being overly critical, controlling, and demanding, as well as having difficulty empathizing with others or taking responsibility for her actions. Understanding these traits and knowing how to respond to them is key to dealing effectively with a narcissistic mother.
When To Get Professional Help?
If you are struggling to cope with a narcissistic mother, it may be helpful to seek professional guidance from a therapist or counselor who can help you work through your emotions and develop healthier relationships.
Contact AE Psychotherapy today to get started.