Is My Mother a Narcissist?
Take this QUIZ to find out!

The impacts of having a narcissistic mother are immense. The first step toward freedom and relief is identifying what is actually going on. Then you can choose targeted resources to guide and support your journey to finding freedom, building confidence, and healing from the intense pain, confusion, and feelings of being trapped that come from having a narcissistic mother. To start exploring the possibility that your mother is a narcissist, take this “Is My Mother a Narcissist Quiz” right now!

DIRECTIONS:  Please read each statement carefully, then select the answer that best describes how frequently you experience each item in relation to your mother.

DISCLAIMER:   It’s important to remember this quiz is intended for awareness and educational purposes only.  It is not a medical diagnosis, official result, or healthcare recommendation of any kind.  To discuss a medical situation or diagnosis, please see a medical professional.

Does it seem like conversations end up being about her?
Does she have intense friendships that don’t ever seem to last for many years?
Does she play the victim?
Is she quick to criticize, yet she reacts strongly when she is criticized?
Does she need attention or affirmations all the time?
Does she show she doesn’t understand how you think or feel?
Does she seem to be frequently involved in “misunderstandings?”
Does she act hurt or angry when you make decisions without her?
Does she give you gifts that you don’t want?
Is she able to let you win (games, disagreements, etc.)?
Does she act jealous of you?
Is she easily offended?
Do you struggle to make decisions about things that involve her?
Does she compete with you?
Does your mother make you responsible for her feelings?
Does your mother do nice things for you only when someone will see it or find out?
Is your mother controlling or tries to involve herself in nearly every aspect of your life?
When something difficult happens in your life, does she only talk about how it will impact her?
Does she frequently have to “one-up” you? (Example: She has the best story, the most significant impact, the most challenging problem, etc.)
Do you avoid telling her about your feelings and things that happen?
Do you feel uncomfortable with how your mother talks about you or describes you to others?
Do you feel she values you more for what you do than who you are?

Hit SUBMIT to see your result!

What do your results mean?

0-33

According to your answers, it seems your mom doesn’t show excessive narcissism.

 34-66

Your answers indicate your mom has quite a few narcissistic traits, and these traits may be impacting you.

67-132

Your answers indicate that your mom may have many narcissistic traits, and her may be significantly impacting you. 

DISCLAIMER:   

It’s important to remember this quiz is intended for awareness and educational purposes only.  It is not a medical diagnosis, official result, or healthcare recommendation of any kind. To discuss a medical situation or diagnosis, please see a medical professional.

If you are unsure about this result, or it doesn’t seem right to you, I encourage you to check out the signs of Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome.  This is another useful way to evaluate your situation.  Please contact me if you would like to discuss your results.  I’d be happy to give you information about the scoring or explain how your result was reached.

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Bonnie Ronstrom

Bonnie Ronstrom

I'm a certified life coach, victim's advocate, and pastoral counselor. I specialize in providing Christian, trauma-sensitive narcissistic abuse recovery services for individuals, churches, and Christian ministries.

Important! Coaching, Christian counseling, and advocacy is not a replacement for medical, mental healthcare. Please see a licensed medical provider if you need mental health services such as the diagnosis and treatment of a mental illness.

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