This is an excellent post about the adult children of narcissists. Consider taking the survey if you think you may have had a narcissistic parent.
What do you tell other people about your childhood?
Do you edit it, rewrite it, make it sound normal or tell it like it was?
What do you tell yourself about your childhood?
Do you remember it well? Do your memories of it make you smile or would you prefer to forget it happened, but can’t because it influences your adulthood?
How do you describe your parents to others?
The way they want to be described or the way you experienced them – is that the same thing or different? Or the way others, friends, acquaintances and strangers, want you to describe them for their benefit, but not yours?
Do you speak about your relationship with them openly or keep it to yourself, hiding the truth behind a facade of what is expected of you, how others expect a child to talk about their parents?
What was your…
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