Can a victim of emotional abuse become an abuser?

Abuse victims, like anyone in relationships with high emotional reactivity, build automatic defense systems, which include preemptive strikes — if you expect to be criticized, stonewalled, or demeaned, you may well do it first. Victims can easily develop a reactive narcissism that makes them seem like abusers

https://www.psychologytoday.com/au/blog/anger-in-the-age-entitlement/200905/the-line-between-victims-and-abusers

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