Reflections can be tricky things, especially concerning the adult child of a narcissistic upbringing. They can:
…pose as absolute threats to the inner child seeking to hide away from the pain that persists far into adulthood.
…help us hide from the deeply woven emotional pains of the heart that need to be healed; spawning the continuance of narcissism in generational bondage…
…or they can be cathartic tools to help us break the prison cells that we put around us; heralding health and healing.
The wild, crazy thing about narcissism though is that it usually becomes the center of much jesting in society; and friends, this is hurtful, not helpful.
Narcissism at it’s core is simply,