Narcissistic Abuse and the Anger Trap

My parents are angry, self-hating people. Even when they’re acting calm and composed, scratch the surface and underneath is a rage just waiting to be unleashed. Frequently, they unleashed that rage on their kids. My brother and I hung in there as long as we could, but right about the same time we both realized if we wanted to preserve any of our own sanity, it was time to cut the cord with both of them.

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Amber Fraley

Amber Fraley

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Blogging about mental illness, narcissistic abuse & survival, feminism, politics. Essayist, journalist, novelist, wife, mom, Kansan, repro rights activist.