Toxic parents can be damaging to your mental health. Are you stuck with your parents during the lockdown, and wondering if they are toxic? Have they been putting even more stress onto you and you can’t getaway? Being in the same roof with toxic parents can be as detrimental as being in a toxic relationship. So, here are a few toxic parents signs you may relate to. Watch our video, 7 Signs You Might Have Toxic Parents – Part 1, to find out more.
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