Here is a list I found of damage that children of toxic parents experience.
The child doesn’t feel heard or validated.
The child’s feelings are not acknowledged.
The child is not encouraged to develop their own sense of self.
The child will not learn how to set healthy boundaries in relationships.
The child does not know what reality is.
The child’s emotional development is stunted.
The child exists only to please the narcissistic/toxic parent.
The child will not learn to trust their own feelings.
The child will have crippling self-doubt.
The child will grow up feeling “not good enough.”
The child is not taught to give credit to self when deserved.
The child believes he/she is unworthy and unlovable.
The child will experience unbearable amounts of shame and humiliation.
The child will not know how to develop healthy emotional connections.
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