Gaslighting is something that can damage a relationship beyond repair. It occurs when one person in a relationship says or does something that causes their partner to question their memories, thoughts, or events that occurred. It’s abusive and in its most extreme forms, causes the gaslighted victim to question their understanding of reality, what and who to trust and even their sanity.
Chances are someone has attempted to gaslight you at some point or another. Maybe an ex did it or maybe you experienced a co-worker or friend denying something that you know happened or that they did. It’s a common experience, but it’s especially damaging when it’s ongoing or chronic in an intimate relationship.Read More