The Scapegoat is the other child.
A narc tactic to avoid culpability for their actions.
Other people can be involved, but use basic descriptive names e.
While in most places it stands for dear, there usually isn't a lot of behavior deserving a sweet term of endearment in this sub.
Scapegoats suffer decades of all sorts of abuse.
Remember the human and remember that many posters here are dealing with disordered personalities and disordered upbringings, and simply may not have the options available to them that you would prefer.
Used to describe the degree to which one has cut a certain family member out of their lives.
Just like the flying monkeys sent by the Wicked Witch of the West in the Wizard of Oz.