Double Edge Sword
Narcissistic parents want utter control over and subservience from their children. But they don’t get this from the child that just lets themselves be controlled.
Think about it, They also want to feed from their child’s soul/spirit/energy and fear. Each time they crush their child’s spirit, confidence, happiness, independence it gives them a rush.
The first time a baby hears the word no is from a parent. “No you can’t have a cookie.” “No don’t do that.” Babies are fearless until their parent teaches them to fear things. As adults we have…