When the kind parent is the targeted scapegoat

When the kind parent is the targeted scapegoat

Cluster B parents, whether a mother or a father, love nothing more than using and abusing their romantic partner. But no betrayal of affection or trust cuts deeper than when a toxic parent actually teaches and encourages their offspring to disrespect, ridicule, and socially abuse the nicer parent of the bunch. When the kind parent is the targeted scapegoat, they are literally doomed to a lifetime of being forced to endure extreme and perverse forms of psychological, social, physical, emotional, and most oftentimes even financial abuse. The only true way to protect themselves from an abusive or irrational and sadistic romantic partner is to literally walk away and go full-on “No Contact” — but many parents caught between a rock and a hard place having given birth to offspring who follow in their abusive parent’s footsteps feel that walking away to save themselves is sacrificing their children to the big bad wolf... Continue Reading

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