Category: Family Scapegoating Abuse

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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)

Since beginning this ‘Scapegoat Recovery’ blog last year, many readers have written me with questions regarding family scapegoating and the challenges faced when attempting to recover from it’s damaging effects…. Read more »