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Growing up with a sickly jealous mother: "I had only one obsession: to make her happy, when she hated me"


Violence, jealousy, manipulation… In L'Anti-Mère, published on Wednesday September 21, psychologist Marie-Estelle Dupont recounts the destructive influence of a malevolent parent. Maintenance.

"I dared to insult her by being a daughter, a rival, to attract the attention of the men of the family for a few minutes," she wrote.

She will never forgive me."



(1), published on Wednesday September 21, the clinical psychologist Marie-Estelle Dupont evokes the influence that a malevolent mother once exercised on her.

Marie-Estelle grew up in a seemingly united family, alongside four brothers and their stay-at-home mother.

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But on a daily basis the matriarch distils her poison.

To the point that the child will do everything to save this mother who, in reality, has no desire to be saved.

Between violence, jealousy and manipulation, the parent weaves her web around her daughter, the better to isolate and oust her, for fear that one day she will overshadow her.

Salvation will come for Marie-Estelle Dupont from her studies in psychology, from her relatives and from distance.

From then on, the young woman will have only one watchword: "Laughs well who will run away very far".

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, psychologist Marie-Estelle Dupont recounts her mother's violence, manipulation and jealousy (2022.) Ed.

Albin Michael

Miss Figaro.

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