How a Narcissist Treats His Children

The Brutal Truth and How to Help Them


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Have you ever wondered how a narcissist treats his children? They do not have a normal parent-child relationship with their children. The children are used for narcissistic supply, are given roles to play in the family drama, and are used to make the narcissist look good. The way a narcissist “parents” can cause psychological and emotional damage to the children.

Read on to see examples of narcissistic parenting and learn many ways to help children stay healthy even if they are in regular contact with a narcissist.

Table of Contents

· Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Parenting
· How a Narcissist Treats His Children
· The Golden Child, Scapegoat, and Forgotten Child
· The Other Parent’s Role in the Family Unit
· Examples of Abusive Behavior
· The Most Important Thing
· A Child Can Thrive With the Emotional Support of One Good Parent
· Teach Your Children What Healthy Relationships Look Like
· Help Your Children Learn to Set Healthy Boundaries
· Emotional Abuse vs. Emotional Support
· Good Self-Esteem
· Unconditional Love
· Self-Care Tip
· Teach Them How to Stay Safe
· Professional Help
· Good News



Julia Freeman, Trauma Recovery Coach

I believe survivors of narcissistic abuse and domestic violence deserve to live in freedom and peace.