Does My Narcissistic Parent Love Me?

We all, at any age, like to think that our parents love and treasure us. We also like to think they will be there toNarcissistic Father demonstrates conditional love for son because son didn't give father narcissistic supply, support us if we have problems or are in need of assistance.

As much as this might hurt to read, none of the above is true for the adult child of a narcissistic parent.

You already know that your parent is not like other parents. Your parent is self-absorbed, talks about themselves in grandiose terms, and is overly critical. You may have come to accept it.

What you may not have come to accept is your parent’s limitations when it comes to loving others, even you. But coming to accept your parent’s limitations in this area will take your further down the road of healing.

Therefore, it’s vital that we explore this painful topic. Continue reading