Eleanor D. Payson, MSW Quote | Source
the words of Eleanor D. Payson, MSW and author of The Wizard of Oz and
Other Narcissists, "The word narcissism in its most fundamental sense
means a tendency to self-worship."
However, narcissistic personality personality disorder is a serious
condition that can be especially damaging to the children. It is not
just a shallow or self-centered person, but a fixed personality disorder
that does not change. It can take decades for the children of a
When a narcissistic personality disordered mother dies, there is a lot more to grieve than just her death. You grieve not only for everything she was not as a mother, but for everything she destroyed in her wake. - Gail Meyers, How Do You Grieve the Death of a Narcissistic Mother?