Appearances can be deceiving
In the story "The Rocking Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence, it appears that the family is very happy, and Paul's mother is very loving and affectionate towards her kids, but she knows that is no so because they "read it in each others eyes."(p343) In reality she is cold-hearted woman who is incapable of loving her children. Even though Paul realizes this he still is craving attention and longing
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she loved him.
In conclusion, like Paul's mother, some people may seem normal, happy, and loving from the outside, but in reality they may be cruel, cold hearted and depressed. Paul's mother appears to be a loving woman who adores her kids, but she actually is incapable of loving them. She feels nothing for her own flesh and blood. Her behavior suggests that appearances can be deceiving, and things are not always what they seem.