Gaslighting is not just limited to romantic relationships, it can be done by parents too.
You have unknowingly been manipulated to believe you are the broken and not good enough person that you believe to be true.
Did you know what gaslighting is?
Psychological manipulation is damaging and can be subtle, making it hard to recognize it.
Leaving a narcissist is the beginning of a precarious and nail-biting journey! When you leave don’t make the mistake of thinking you are free! That is usually when the real and terrifying psychological war begins!
None of it is true.
Covert verbal abuse happens when a seemingly benign remark goes under your radar. You don’t see it for the abuse it is. You get used to it.
Covert verbal abuse happens when someone tells you how you feel, what you think, or what you need or want. It’s sneaky. You might not see it as abuse…yet. You soon will. Keep reading.
“It’s all your fault!” No matter what is happening you hear “It’s all your fault.” Even, if you weren’t there, it’s somehow all your fault.
A scumbag may fool your heart, but he can’t fool your ability to trust your gut.
It’s never easy determining if someone is toxic for you. Especially if it’s someone you love and care about. Someone who has played a major role in your life. Someone who was once such a positive influence on you.