I am capable of affection for those who reflect my own world.“ ~Sylvia Plath Does your mother fail to show any genuine love for you…or empathy?
I am, to be blunt and concise, in love only with myself, my puny being with its small inadequate breasts and meager, thin talents.
One of the hallmark symptoms of a narcissist is her inability to perceive others as people with needs of their own.
Talk to a therapist, supportive family and friends, and support groups like Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, or SNAP.
” I do not love; I do not love anybody except myself. The trademark of a narcissistic mother is her inability to give love or empathy to her child.
By coming forward, you are protecting the child who was hurt so many years ago. But when it comes to the legal system, crime victims have privacy rights. Understand that you need to be patient and that things won’t happen overnight.
If you choose to file a lawsuit, you may do so as a John or Jane Doe so that the public, your employer, or your school never needs to know. You do not have to go through the decision-making or legal process alone.
As an advocate who has helped hundreds of other survivors, I understand the complex dynamics that many survivors face.
If you are a survivor of child sexual abuse on Guam, here are some important factors to remember: * You are not hurting the church, your family, or your community by coming forward. If anyone tries to tell you that coming forward is wrong or shameful, walk away. Brave survivors like Roy Quintanilla, Walter Denton, and Roland Sondia blazed a trail for you. Some civil window sex abuse cases have been completed in less than two years. Organizations fight long and hard to keep their secrets hidden.
She values her children only so much as the children can benefit her; she is exceptionally self absorbed, sometimes to the point of grandiosity.
But before any of that can happen, victims need to come forward.
As a survivor who used a similar California law for justice, I know firsthand how terrifying the decision can be.