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I Hate Being Gaslighted

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I hate being lied to or being called a liar . This ****** me off more then anything I can feel my blood pressure raise .
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    I hate being sick ... I hate this life
    regretmyfeelings regretmyfeelings 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I really hate being lied to especially if you're lying to me to protect my feelings. I can handle the truth even if it's something I might not want to hear. I can't handle being...
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    When I tell people I'm single they look surprised. I don't know whether to feel flattered or think wtf is wrong with me then? I hate being single but I'm starting to think it's...
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    I hate being called fake. Like seriously if you have a problem, Skype me, snapchat me, FaceTime me. I don't give a ****! My Facebook as disabled because some ******* reported me...
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    I hate being judged and have people make their assumptions about me and my life without them knowing me. So frustrating. People look at me and my condition and just assume what...
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    Damn I hate being a girl right now :/ don't get me wrong I'm not lesbian tho lol
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Anyone else hate being sick? I actually feel like I'm dying..
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    That funny moment when they lie and you later find out the truth. Wow I hate being lied to but it does give me a nice laugh
    Pinkerlove Pinkerlove 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    well I have to accept the fact that I don't know to swallow tablets :( stop laughing please :( that's actually the main reason why I hate being sick :/ tablets atleast I can manage...
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    Damn I hate being so bored
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    It's not like I don't have friends I do have many but then I prefer being alone more than having human interactions most of the time. I don't know but I'm kinda lazy to set up...
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    I have never posted a blog entry in my life but I need support from people who understand mental illness. I cannot stand being bipolar. I ******* hate it! It is exhausting and...
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    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Well, I suppose everyone has their reasons for blocking a person, but that does not make me hate it any less when it feels like I did nothing to earn such a block. You get this...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Why judge? We're not trying to win a trophy, medal, or any other prize. You don't know anyone (nor me), what we do, nor what we go through. If you wanna judge and treat everyone...
    rocketguy19 rocketguy19 16-17, M 2 days ago

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