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abusers and splitting, the drastically different public image and private image they show to others, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

When narcissists "psychologically split" their children, this is what can happen:

What it can mean for her children in terms of her plans and actions concerning them:

Which is one reason why emotional abuse should be just as illegal in the United States as it is in Great Britain - imagine yourself as a child going through this!
True to their legacy of distorted love, which has been carried over from generation to generation, most narcissistic mothers either severely over-parent (the engulfing mother) or severely under-parent (the ignoring mother). ~ Quote from P. 37, Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers by Dr. Karyl McBride

Please note: abusers overwhelmingly tend to have Cluster B personality disorders. For more on who abuses, why they abuse, and who they target, go to this post to fully understand what abuse isand what this post is about.

However, alcoholics (and addicts) indulge in a lot of splitting and Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde behavior too (w…