My mother showers her negativity and toxicity on me and has ruined my life

Tell Me About It: I am her scapegoat, while she has a favourite son who is her golden child

Photograph: iStock

Photograph: iStock

Question: I read an article about someone’s experience with a narcissist in their life, and I recognised myself in it, as I am undergoing the same thing for years.

I have tolerated my mother’s toxic behaviour all my life, but it is getting worse with each moment. I am her scapegoat child, and she has her favourite son, who is her golden child.

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