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You are allowed to terminate your relationship with toxic family members. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You are allowed to be angry & selfish & unforgiving & don't owe anyone an explanation for taking care of you.

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Siblings Not Encouraged to Be Close: In healthy families, we encourage our children to be loving and close to each other. In narcissistic families, children are pitted against each other and taught competition. There is a constant comparison of who is doing better and who is not.

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Don’t expect abusive family members to apologize or make amends. They will likely blame you more if you attempt to hold them accountable. Glynis Sherwood, Breaking Free from Being the Family Scapegoat, Glynis Sherwood Counseling

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The No. 1 Cause of Divorce You'd Never Think of I know a whole family that lives like this!! So convenient...never have to be accountable for anything!!

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