Beyonce and Blue Ivy Carter

The following is a repost of my Medical Minute on raising narcissistic children, originally published on April 21, 2013.

The values we instill in our children while they’re young will shape the adults he or she will become.

Photos in this post are shown for illustrative purposes only.

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Chris Brown and Royalty

Troubled singer Chris Brown is trying his best to be a good father by overindulging his only child, Royalty. Brown, who grew up in a violent single-parent household, did not have a good foundation to learn good parenting skills because his own mother lacked good parenting skills.

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Dylann Roof

With the Charleston Church Shooting dominating headlines, many in the news media are tossing around the words ‘sociopath’ and ‘psychopath’ as if they are interchangeable. But there are distinct differences between the two personalities that sets them apart from each other.

To make it simple, a sociopath is someone with a personality disorder (like narcissism) who is less likely to kill you. A psychopath is an individual with a serious mental defect who is more likely to kill you and everyone in your family.

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M and D tWins 2 Yung Kings

The mother of the fashionable “M” and “D” toddlers responded to my post titled “How To Raise Narcissistic Children“. In an irate comment on Facebook.com, she informed me that she is married with 2 other kids besides her twins. It’s telling that she doesn’t share photos of her other children or her husband on her Instagram page. I guess she wouldn’t receive many Instagram “likes” if she posted pics of them?

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Mateo wants a cupcake

3-year-old Mateo doesn’t see why he can’t have a cupcake for dinner, especially since he ate his lunch. Mateo’s mother, Linda Beltran — whom Mateo calls “Linda” or “honey”, threatens to spank the boy simply because he won’t listen to her.

“Linda, honey, just listen to me,” says little Mateo, who makes the argument that he would get his cupcake if he were at his grandma’s house. Beltran says her son calls her Linda when he’s “very serious” and he wants to make sure she’s listening to him. :blink:

This is a classic example of a single mother who substitutes her son for her boyfriend.

This is not cute behavior. It is very poor parenting and will lead to problems later on.

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Beyonce

As one of the lead singers of Destiny’s Child, Beyonce Knowles-Carter never wasted a moment reminding her 2nd lead singer, Kelly Rowland, who the real queen B was. As an unchecked young narcissist, Beyonce was raised to believe the world revolved around her. As she grew older — and her arrogance threatened to destroy her career — Beyonce learned to hide her insecurities and fragile low self-esteem behind a thinly veiled mask. The public only sees what she wants them to see.

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