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Family Scapegoat Abuse Signs & Symptoms – eBook

This 50-page PDF-style eBook explores the ‘invisible’ psycho-emotional wounds of the Family Scapegoat that are specific to what the author (a licensed family systems expert) terms family scapegoat abuse (FSA) – a specific type of psycho-emotional abuse warranting special considerations beyond the umbrella of ‘narcissistic abuse’.

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Ten Strategies for Surviving Dysfunctional Family Holiday Gatherings

Holidays can be a very stressful time in general – but if you were raised in a dysfunctional family system, it can go beyond ordinary stress and enter the ‘danger’ …

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The Invisible Wounds of the Family Scapegoat

The genuine pain and trauma experienced by children and adult children stuck in the family scapegoat role is invisible, but that doesn’t make it any less real. Scapegoat abuse (which is actually a form of systemic bullying) is a particularly aggressive form of child emotional abuse in that the power-holders in the family system – most often one or both parents – view a particular child through a lens of constant negativity, projecting all of their own repressed toxic shame onto their child.

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10 Strategies For Discovering and Living As Your True Self

If you find yourself continuing to act out old patterns and roles that no longer serve you, this is more than likely interfering with your ability to create mutually rewarding, respectful, and reciprocal relationships. Below are my ten strategies for getting in touch with your true self so as to create an integrity-based and emotionally rewarding life.