Sort of a rant/vent, but also curious to know whether other people have noticed things like this also.
Something I have noticed a lot, possibly due to my mother, aunts (both sides), uncle (paternal), MIL and other people's parents. Is that people born in the 50's tend to be extremely narcissistic, over-bearing and just un-happy with everything in their life in general.
My mother, has this attitude of, it's all about her, bad things happen to spite her (regardless of relative to her life or not), good things only happen to everyone else blah blah blah etc. (sorry, 28 yrs of being her emotional beating stick/support has got me not giving a rat's...)
My Aunt's are the same. (my uncle, mum's brother, was the complete opposite and took life by the horns and made it his... Wierd), also my dad's brother is like this also. When my Dad almost died in an accident 3 years ago, it was about him. None of my dad's children were kept informed, as he felt it was only him that had the right to know anything (happened in another state and we couldn't get flights for about a week) as it was HIS brother that was in ICU etc.
I can't stand it anymore. It drives me insane. I, of course, have been the main source of "pain" (for want of a better word) in my mother's life. Have been blamed for numerous things such as the break down of my parent's marriage, her financial situation, the state of her house (I haven't lived with her for over 10 years), my siblings having the same feelings as me but completely intolerant of her BS these days, where as I am STILL to this day, fighting for a normal mother/daughter relationship and for some recognition that I am worth her time, effort and love. (Why, I will never know)
Even her father is now blamed for "purposefully" making her life miserable (89 yr old with dementia, who she is "caring" for instead of putting him in a home, which I feel would be better for him than my slightly "mentally unstable" mother).
Does anyone else feel like this? Are 50's children SO hard done by and therefore narcissistic or is it just the ones I know?