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What does it mean when a parent is toxic to you?
Parental toxicity is characterized by a persistent pattern of toxic interactions where the victim is subjected to physical or psychological abuse. In short, any parental behavior that harms you in any way is toxic behavior. When parents are toxic, they refuse to give autonomy and independence to the child.
What is the common denominator of Parental toxicity?
The common denominator of parental toxicity is, in my opinion, being on the receiving end of behavior from a parent (or both parents) that consistently makes you: Question your worth.
Is it possible to break the toxic parent cycle?
No parent is perfect, but some are downright toxic鈥攁nd some more so than others. Understanding your parent鈥檚 level of emotional maturity is the first step toward breaking the toxicity cycle for good. Choose just one of your parents. Try to be as honest as possible with each of your answers.
How do you deal with Toxic Parents?
Dealing with toxic parents requires that you first, determine (and eventually, accept) that your parent (s) are toxic. And second, that you start healing yourself instead of expecting your parents (and romantic partners or friends that remind you of them) to heal you.