What the @#$%? is Wrong With My Family
The Chaos, Confusion, and Madness of Growing Up in a Narcissistic Family
Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert
Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine
Have you ever asked yourself, "What the @#$%? is wrong with my family"? Are you confused by the bizarre behavior of your family members?
When we think of family we think of the enjoyment of togetherness, dedication,and love. Narcissistic families "appear" to have all those qualities but instead of enjoyment they cause us stress, anger, frustration, depression, and disgust. They zap our energy and leave our heads spinning with confusion.
The narcissistic parent demands total loyalty from each family member but no loyalty exists between them. Each member is in his or her own corner fighting for survival.
We look at happy families getting together and having fun, and wonder why ours can't be that way; why we dread spending time with them.
A family is a group of people that are committed to caring for one another, loving one another, supporting one another, and protecting one another. The cohesiveness of the family group relies on the implicit p