Researchers estimate that 1 % of the general population are narcissists. The number of narcissists who become parents is also extremely high.
Narcissistic parents look at their children as objects to control. They have little interest in nurturing them or tending to their needs. Instead, they look to children to validate their distorted sense of self.
Instead, they look to children to validate their distorted sense of self.
Signs of Narcissistic Parents
Narcissistic parents cause lasting damage to their children. Children of people suffering from classic Narcissistic Personality Disorder may exhibit certain symptoms. Symptoms range from anxiety, panic, and narcissism themselves.
These children are also likely to experience problems in adulthood. Their personal relationships may especially be impacted.