Author Topic: The Karpman Drama Triangle - "N" Family Dynamics  (Read 13959 times)

Stormchild

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The Karpman Drama Triangle - "N" Family Dynamics
« on: June 03, 2005, 11:11:52 PM »
Interesting website about the 'roles' that N and/or addictive families tend to force their members into playing. It's long, but worth a look.

http://www.angriesout.com/grown20.htm

Neat little .pdf file showing the Karpman Triangle, alongside the healthy interaction that the Karpman Triangle is an unhealthy version of:

http://www.soulselfhelp.on.ca/karpmanquinbytriangles.pdf

Posted over here because this board is less active, so the thread might stay visible longer & more folks can see it over time. Really useful stuff.

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Re: The Karpman Drama Triangle - "N" Family Dynamics
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2005, 11:43:21 PM »
Angriessout is very useful.   It basically describes abusive behaviors, whether they are alcoholics or NPDs.  Dysfunctional to the core.

Makes you wonder what is "normal".