Some of the most successful interesting and powerful people had a traumatic upbringing from ‘bad parents’ who projected their own trauma and suffering onto them.

“When children have parents who ignore them or are abusive they find a way to compensate for that. Their compensations often lead them to be great artists, political figures, actors and orators.” — Robert Greene

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