Here is a short examination of what lies at the heart of the Narcissist Mother’s defenses and why her daughter never feels good enough.
P.S. It isn’t your fault.
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So this morning’s topic is Recovery from the Narcissistic Mother. Now, what actually happens with the narcissistic mother is that she didn’t get her own needs met and so there are gaps, are holes inside a mom that many times the daughter is looked to, from the mother, to fill.
So, the daughter will have a sense of, no matter what I do, it’s not good enough. That’s a primary feeling, not good enough-ness or if I do this, then mom will have a problem with that and if I do that, mom will have a problem with this.
It’s so important to heal these wounds that are carried down from mother to daughter and separate out what you’re doing to get your mothers approval and really think about what you need yourself, and how to get your own approval and have that be separate. So, here’s to healthy boundaries between mothers and daughters. I’m Katherine Fabrizio
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