Parenting Isn’t For Everyone

I grew up with a narcissistic parent who felt very threatened by my growing independence. Co-existing in the same space was incredibly difficult and affected me emotionally and mentally. I was reading about Narcissistic Personality Disorder in parents and how it affects children and almost everything hit the nail on the head. I was so angry thinking about the conditional love that my caretaker provided me.

About the artist

Stella Guan

Paris/NYC, France/USA

With BPD, there is no such thing as happy or sad, but extremes of the two. My work is a direct result of the emotions I can't help but feel so strongly, along with identity and cultural struggles.
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