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Divorcing a Covert Abuser: When Your Family Sides With Your Ex
Posted on Author Rebecca C. Mandeville, MAPosted in Betrayal Trauma, Covert Abuse, Divorce, Narcissistic Abuse, Uncategorized17 Replies
Few things are more heart-wrenching to me as a Mental Health practitioner than when I see a client being scapegoated, betrayed, and abandoned by their family-of-origin – and even some friends – when divorcing a spouse that engages in covert abuse…
The Narcissistic Martyr Parent Ploy and the Scapegoat Child
One of the ways that a narcissistic parent marginalizes their child is to demean them and put them down – This is particularly the case with the ‘scapegoat child’. An example of such marginalization tactics is evident in what S.P. named the ‘Martyr Parent Ploy’, which we consider to be a form of covert narcissism.