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Sunday, April 29th, 2018

 

Are You Being “Gaslighted” By the Narcissist in Your Life?

Was it sex or CPR? A man comes home early and finds his wife half naked by the pool with their handsome young gardener on top of her. She says: “It’s not what you think! I got dizzy and started to pass out. He saved my life by giving me CPR.” She sticks to her story so convincingly that her husband starts to believe her version of the truth and not his own eyes. He ends up thanking the gardener and tipping him generously for saving his wife’s life. 2. Change TheyRead More


Are You Being “Gaslighted” By the Narcissist in Your Life?

7 signs that your partner is feeding your self-doubt on purpose. The term “Gaslight” comes from the Academy Award-winning 1944 film by the same name in which a man systematically sets out to drive his wife crazy by making her doubt the reality of her own perceptions. Today that term has been expanded to describe a wider range of behaviors, in which one member of a couple tries to manipulate the other person to accept things as true that are patently false. Generally, modern-day gaslighting takes place in the context ofRead More