In all parenting partnerships, there exists an ongoing need to negotiate and compromise; unfortunately, the sociopath neither negotiates nor compromises. Co-parenting with a sociopath creates a strained relationship that adds yet another layer of difficulty to family life . She is much more like Game of Thrones' Cersei Lannister.
Granted, she's excellent at emulating June Cleaver.
The only true feeling sociopath parents have is anger, and they typically express it loudly and physically (Do Sociopaths Cry or Even Have Feelings? Because the expressed anger is out of proportion to whatever induced it, children are left hurt, confused, and with a sense that the world is unpredictable, illogical, and unsafe.
Antisocial parents teach their children that the world is chaotic and inconsistent.
It is well known that addiction and mental health problems go hand in hand for youth.
Stealing from family members, compulsive lying, bouts of violence, self centeredness, and a seeming indifference to looming consequences are just a few of the heartbreaking behaviors parents have to witness firsthand.She doesn't need Super June because no one is around to entrap as future tools of manipulation.Far from being a nurturing, loving attachment figure, the sociopath mother is a cold, abusive, frightening figure representing chaos and emotional distance. She controls and manipulates; to the sociopathic mother, her child isn't a person in his own right but a possession that exists to serve her.Sociopathic parents exist and can cause great harm to their children through both emotional and physical abuse, even to the point of producing sociopathic children.In addition, co-parenting with a sociopath can be very troubling.A sociopath parent is what a child fears: the monster under his bed and everywhere, and he can't turn to this parent for comfort.