That is so true for my parents, my mother especially. Playing the victim card is essentially playing to someone’s guilt. Toxic people like narcissists and sociopath use emotional blackmail and manipulation to control their targets.
Avoid people who: Mess with your head. Intentionally and repeatedly do and say things that they know upset you. Expect you to prioritize them but refuse to prioritize you. Can't and won't apologise sincerely. Act like the victim when confro
A narcissist paints a picture of themselves as being the victim or innocent in all aspects. They will be offended by the truth. But what is done in the dark will come to light. Time has a way of showing people's true colors.