What Is It Like Growing Up With a Narcissistic Father?

What Is It Like Growing Up With a Narcissistic Father? Here’s My Story

Family bonds. Shared blood. A supposed guarantee of love and support. Yet, for my cousins, in these very ties lie a twisted truth they know intimately: the cost of growing up with a narcissistic father. My uncle, not unlike his sister (my own mother), cast a long shadow of self-absorption over his children’s lives, leaving … Read more

how i stand up to my sister's manipulation

How I Stand Up to My Sister’s Manipulation: 9 Things I Did

You know what’s something pretty personal but probably hits home for many of you? Dealing with manipulation from a family member, especially a sister. It’s a tricky dynamic, and I’ve definitely had my fair share of navigating through it. But along the way, I’ve learned a few things that might just help you out too. … Read more

the art of saying 'no' to my toxic siblings

The Art of Saying ‘No’ to My Toxic Siblings: My Personal 9 Tips

Ever find yourself always saying “yes” to things you really want to say “no” to, especially when dealing with toxic siblings? Been there too, and let me tell you, learning the art of saying ‘no’ to toxic siblings is like discovering a superpower that can truly transform your life for the better. Growing up, I … Read more

Overcoming Intimidation From My Toxic Siblings

Overcoming Intimidation From My Toxic Siblings: What Works?

While some sibling relationships are filled with love and loyalty, mine reeks of toxicity. Growing up, I had to live with the constant intimidation from my older sister and younger brother, and let me tell you, it’s draining. Sometimes, I catch myself replaying past conversations and wonder if I might have said something wrong for … Read more

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Cultivating Your Inner Confidence Against Sibling Toxicity

Cultivating Inner Confidence Against Sibling Toxicity Cultivating Inner Confidence Against Sibling Toxicity Have you ever felt like you’re constantly walking on eggshells around your siblings, unsure of where you stand or if you’ll ever measure up? If that resonates with you, trust me, I’ve been right there beside you. Being stuck in the middle of … Read more

Toxic Brother Relationships

Toxic Brother Relationships: Signs, Root Cause & How to Heal

We’ve all seen it in movies – the constant jabs, the competition that feels less playful and more like a bloodsport. But sometimes, that on-screen drama bleeds into real life. Yep, I’m talking about toxic brother relationships. In my case, it was my younger sibling. Growing up, I never quite fit the mold my narcissistic … Read more

How Do You Deal With a Jealous Brother?

How Do You Deal With a Jealous Brother? Here’s What I Personally Did

Ever feel like you’re winning at life, but your younger sibling just can’t seem to be happy for you? I know how that feels. Growing up, our (let’s just say, very narcissistic) mom showered my brother with praise and convinced him he’d be a superstar. Meanwhile, I got stuck being the scapegoat. Fast forward a … Read more