Does Your Family Blame You For Everything?

Does Your Family Blame You For Everything?

Do you ever feel like you don’t fit in with your own family? What makes you say so? Do you feel constantly ignored or criticized? If you can relate to those points, there is a high chance that you’re the family’s scapegoat. It means that your own family uses you to unload their own frustration and anger. Being the family’s scapegoat can really affect your behavior and way of thinking. It can make you think less of yourself and get lost in hatred for your parents, siblings, or relatives. So if you want to know healthy methods to cope with it and possible reasons why your own family members do those things, please watch this video.

We also made a video on the types of children in toxic family: https://youtu.be/sZH-1YTCvHA

Writer: Chamae
Script Editor: Vanessa Tao
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera (www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Animator: Clarisse Lim Xingyi
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

REFERENCES

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Nittle, N. (2021, June 11). What Does It Mean to Be the Family Scapegoat? Verywell Mind. Retrieved from www.verywellmind.com/what-does-it-mean-to-be-the-family-scapegoat-5187038