Children growing up in a family where addiction is prevalent often wind up making adjustments and compromises in order to survive in what they see as a hostile environment.
By doing this they often stifle their own identity and never achieve a healthy, mature, personality.
Mirroring---Is the behavior in which one person copies another usually while in a social interaction with them. It may include attitude, miming, gestures, movements, body language, muscle accent, choice of words or metaphors. When we become our fully authenticated, self - We, "Cast Our Own Shadow"