It’s common sense to distance yourself from toxic people, but what if those toxic people are your parents? When you have a toxic family, and you see them every day, that can be extremely difficult. What sort of toxic family members have you experienced? A toxic mother? A toxic father? A toxic sibling? Here are some more toxic parenting behaviors to watch out for: blaming, cursing, manipulating, blocking you from happiness and so much more. In part 1, we covered some more of this list:

Part 1 – 6 Signs You Have.a Toxic Parent

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Full article here on 20 more signs:

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O’Hagan, K. P. (2014). Emotional and Psychological Abuse: Problems of Definition. Child Abuse & Neglect, 19 (4); 449-461.
Glaser, D. (2017). Emotional Abuse and Neglect: A Study of Psychological Maltreatment. Child Abuse & Neglect, 26 (17); 697-714.
Harley, Maxine. “What Makes A Parent Toxic?” What Makes a Parent Toxic?, Psychologies, 27 Feb. 2019.