Read through the posts and while the negativity may have been unfortunate, the general sentiment of relief is justified.
Especially if it comes from the children who experienced first-hand the abuse and control and for those living with one, the uncertainty until when this has to be endured.
But a lot could have been done to prevent this “hell-like” situation.
Forget the narc parent. He/she is absolutely beyond redemption. The best that could be done is to control the negative effects of their behavior.
Instead, focus on the doable and what could still be saved – the current and future victims.
You and your (or future) children, respectively.
With the latter getting into the picture, the overall perspective and approach to this situation is dramatically changed.
More importantly, the need to implement the solution is accelerated.
This was what my close friend who was similarly situated had in mind when he approached me for help.
This was also what I had in my mind when I researched the materials to help him address his situation.
The overall or big objective – RAISE A HAPPY FAMILY.
How did we do it?
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