Diane

Consequences of Child Neglect

By failing to have a consistent and adequate caretaker, an infant or young child will be unsuccessful in achieving the goal of establishing and maintaining an ongoing relationship with their adult caretaker. The consequences of such a failure can be profound. Through these repeated, neglectful experiences with a caretaker, an infant or child develops an expectation of being neglected by others in the future. Therefore, the child’s sense of self is adversely affected.

Diane

Narcissistic Parents Are Harmful To Children

Did you grow up with a narcissistic parent? Both my mother and father were and, unfortunately, I was the brunt of their angry and selfish behaviors. Narcissists have an inordinate fascination with themselves. They would rather risk the loss of true relationships than reveal a chink in their fragile egos.