Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People — and Break Free By Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, Ph.D. Da Capo Press (An Imprint of Hachette) ISBN-13: 978-0738284668 $16.99 USD Trade Paperback (Also Available as an E-Book) (Disclaimer: I am not a mental health professional.) Most of us who have the slightest human vulnerability have been gaslighted. Maybe it didn’t work on some of us, but don’t be too sure about that. Gaslighting is a form of mental manipulation which causes people to question their own perceptions or judgment. The effect of it is the emotional equivalent of slipping on ice. You might … Continue reading Gaslighting by Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. (Book Review)
IF A PSYCHOTHERAPIST IS THE ONLY PERSON WHO QUESTIONS YOUR PERCEPTIONS AND ARGUES WITH EVERYTHING YOU SAY, IT MAY BE TIME TO SEEK A SECOND OPINION. — HELEN CHRISTIE Continue reading Watch out for the Licensed Gaslighter
(Disclaimer: I am not a mental health professional. The statements in this blog post are based on personal observation/experience, as well as media for the general public.) Have you ever known someone who caused you to question your perception of everything and dragged you down to the point where you allowed that person to control your life? A lot of people have suffered that misfortune. Please judge only the manipulators and not the people who have been manipulated. Sadly, that second paragraph is difficult to interpret because some people who have been dragged down begin supporting their tormentors by becoming … Continue reading Gaslighting: It’s not Just for Breakfast Anymore!