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Narcissistic abuse at hand of parent

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In my case, my father is a classic malignant narcissist. My mother, while I don’t believe to be an actual narcissist, has been with my dad so long she too has taken on many of his worst qualities. There is just such a long list of things my parents did that messed me up.

I am, for many reasons, very uncomfortable going to in person therapy. I know I’m not the only one who grew up with a narcissist. Wondering if anyone has found any work that can be done on your own to help start to heal and move forward?
 
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I found in person therapy helpful for myself. I am not tying to convince you to do the same if it makes you uncomfortable but for me it works because then I can deal with my emotions and thoughts from the abuse with another person and not have to hold it all inside. Maybe try to find an online support group as a form of therapy and healing?
 
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