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I Hate Being Gaslighted

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    I Think I Am Being Gaslighted

    My husband used to be physically abusive, but not for the last two years.  A couple of years ago, I told my father about some of my marital issues and he told me that I was being gaslighted by my husband as a means to control me and make him feel better about himself. ...
    cgoetzman cgoetzman 26-30 Mar 31, 2009

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    Dont know if it qualifyes, still Dont Know What To Make Of It

    well cant tell how much is on purpose and how much is them being mental themselves, id go for the second mostly how does one qualify that? anyway i hate the fact i was weak enough to fall so much for it, i excuse myself i grew up with them but i have a feeling it does not cut it...
    defectivemoonbunny defectivemoonbunny 22-25, F May 2, 2011

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    Gaslighted..more Than Once

    As in the movie I have had more than one boyfriend cheat on me, lie and create an entire secret second life. As I started to find clues and question..each time they have told me I was paranoid or Crazy or Psycho and then it turned out they were lying and I was right. I have...
    CarterQ CarterQ 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 7, 2007

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    Dark Souls - Mind Games, Manipulation And Gaslighting

    The cartoon seems annoying, but the video has good content    
    loudsilence1 loudsilence1 26-30, F Jan 8, 2013

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    I have always been told to be grateful

    for my life. And I am grateful for where I am today. However I hate using the term to diminsh the pain one feels after being done wrong. I am grateful that I UNDERSTAND that thats what happened to me. True, there are people without feet, but should I not be concerned that I...
    loudsilence1 loudsilence1 26-30, F Oct 26, 2014

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    Gaslighted By A Drug Addict

    My experience started 8 years ago.  My Gaslighter (GL) found me in a very vulnerable time in my life.  Recent deaths of 2 immediate family members had devastated me.  I was moving far away from the only place I had known as home.  My GL swooped in and said all the right...
    NWKodiakBear NWKodiakBear 46-50 1 Response Jan 18, 2011

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