A Mother’s Battle Against a Narcissistic Father

I was just a newborn when my mum had a recurrent nightmare. She was swimming in the ocean, holding me in her arms. Suddenly, I started slipping and she couldn’t catch me back. I sank to the bottom of the water as if I had been dragged from the surface by mysterious forces.

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When she was pregnant with me, she almost miscarried. The midwife urged her to consult a therapist.