In the last few years, gaslighting has become a hot mental health topic among young people. Today, a lot of TV shows, movies, and reality shows portray examples of gaslighting and such mental abuse. This is good because recognizing emotional abuse can help people avoid dangerous situations. You may accuse someone of gaslighting at work or in a relationship. But first, you must understand what is gaslighting. Also, you need to recognize and know how to respond to gaslighting.
Sometimes people may manipulate the truth on purpose. That might make you question your own feelings and thoughts. It’s a sign that they may be trying to gaslight you. Any person in a position of authority, not only a romantic partner, is capable of gaslighting you. There are concrete actions you may take to confront your abuser and seek help.Continue reading