Category: Family Scapegoating Abuse

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Scapegoated by Family and in Contact? Try These 12 Self-Care Strategies

SCAPEGOATED BY FAMILY & IN CONTACT? Try these 12 Self-Care Strategies! (From the author of the best-selling book, Rejected, Shamed, & Blamed).

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Narcissistic Parents and the Martyr Parent Ploy

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.

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5 Critical Things to Know About Family Scapegoating Abuse (FSA)

Because family scapegoating processes can be insidious and subtle, many adult survivors do not realize that they are suffering from a most egregious (and often chronic) form of systemically-driven psycho-emotional bullying and abuse, with all of the painful consequences to body, mind, and spirit…