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Gaslighting. What is it? How to avoid being used.

Gaslighting. This term comes from the 1938 stage play Gas Light (and later, the 1940 movie, and later remakes), in which a husband tried to drive his wife crazy by dimming the gas-powered lights in their home. When his wife points out the change in light, he denies that the light changed at all. ”
An Example of Gaslighting in a Relationship Looks Like This:
“Why are you making things up?!”
“You are so jealous!”
“Are you sure? You tend to have a bad memory.”
“It’s all in your head.”

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