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I Hate Being Gaslighted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    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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    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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    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..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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    Related Experiences

    This is going to be very long winded and I'm posting this because I need to vent and need to know who else is going through something similar and how they're handling it. Here goes...
    Kristy37 Kristy37 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I hate the arrogance with which people declare that they know exactly who I am. I just came back to my hometown from college and I have changed a lot. In particular, I have become...
    puppywoof puppywoof 22-25, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I hate being a step mother!!! I hate it! I hate it! I hate it! I know that blending families is a hard thing to do, and I love all of my children. I am tired of feeling wrong...
    Wzv63w Wzv63w 26-30, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Damn hate being bored anyone up to chat message me
    dom8869 dom8869 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    I am ashamed of being part the male gender. Most offenders that relates to sexual offences(including **********) is mostly male. At least not all males are like this, including me...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    IDK why he has to lie to me about things I'm not dumb he has lied in the past and still continues to lie even now. I have been lied to so many times in my life by a few ex...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate being lesbian because my parents are extremely homophobic and i hate i always fall in love with women i can never have. :( :(
    Iloveowl Iloveowl 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    My husband and I have been married for almost three years. We have been together for just about seven years. I love him dearly. We are undoubtedly soul mates. People go years and...
    mottkat mottkat 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a little bit.I Hate getting treated like I am stupid in front of my spouse friends and in laws.They treat me like I am garbage or treat me like I am stupid...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 3 days ago

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    I hate being at the bottom of the dating pool, the fact that people go out of their way just to remind us how ugly and inferior we are Life is horrible being trapped in this...
    ebonytabicat ebonytabicat 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    In my childhood, I cry easily. My mom hate it, she told me to stop crying. Crying is only for babies. I'm not a baby anymore. I know the way she said that to make me independent...
    yumemi yumemi 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Absolutely hate being sick. Hurting and running fever and it bites.
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate being lied to if I ask something just be honest that is all
    hornywife18 hornywife18 31-35, F 12 Responses Jun 22

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    First, I would like to say that I wish I had found this group prior to even getting involved with a man with kids!!! I would have ran so fast the other way. I'm 36...I have a...
    Dddsss123 Dddsss123 36-40 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I absolutely hate it, if you don't want to talk to me just say it instead of blanking me!! Also I hate it when your talking and you send them a message back and they don't reply...
    KD126 KD126 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I hate perverts on this site! Teenagers go on this site to help others and receive advice and actually make an effort to make someone's life a bit brighter, You guys deserve to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Jun 19

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    I hate being single I've never had a girlfriend, never even had a female friend tbh I suffer from social anxiety so I hate being round lots of people plus I'm super shy and I just...
    ajit1995 ajit1995 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    What is wrong with me? I can't stand being alone with new people or even people I know but just don't speak to a lot. I panic at the thought of it. I can't order food at a...
    RadiateLove RadiateLove 16-17, F Jun 19

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    I hate it when I'm sick I have a hard time breathing and my nose get stuffy and I just don't look sexy when I'm sick
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M Jun 19

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    I hate waking up 2/3 times during the night.. I am very sleepy now and i can't seem to fall asleep. When i finally do fall asleep, i can't stay sleep for long. Sucks even more...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F Jun 18

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    I hate it soo much!! sometimes the room is too light even though there's no light in it.. :(
    MrLazyCloud MrLazyCloud 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I hate it when people label me as someone who is tough, feeling-less, serious etc… and make all kinds of jokes about the way I would treat my partner. Just because I don’t...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I never asked to be a stepmom or have this girl in my family, it might sound harsh but i don't see her as part of the family and i hate having her in MY home
    StepmomLife StepmomLife 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I hate it when people try to manipulate the situation to make you feel like you did something wrong or to make you feel horrible. I'm not stupid! I know what you're doing and I'm...
    MyEpochStory MyEpochStory 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I cannot stand being lied to. I'll find out soon enough and then it'll be harder to earn back my trust. Liars are just unnecessary in this world. I'd rather someone tell me the...
    bookaholic14 bookaholic14 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    We have been married for 5 years but together for 12 years. We have 2 wonderful kids but I hate being stuck in this one way marriage. He hasn't worked in almost 5 years. I work...
    NoelleRose NoelleRose 36-40, F Jun 16

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    even though I hate being compared to other people my own age, I do it to myself. it's a bad habit that I wish I would break.
    bretneyc bretneyc 26-30, F Jun 16

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    i hate to judge by others, and i m not here to judge others too
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 16

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    It is irksome to have people in my personal space. If I invite you in, great. No worries. But when you invade my personal space, I feel so uncomfortable and violated. I hate it...
    Espiallidocious Espiallidocious 22-25, F Jun 15

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    I received a letter addressed to my now ex wife some time ago. It was from a company with Revenue Services in the title so naturally I was suspicious. I texted and asked if...
    enjoymentofquiet enjoymentofquiet 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    yes, it's nice and all that everyone dresses the same, does the same things with their hair, acts the same, talks the same, etc, etc. But the world needs variety, and you can't...
    hatetheworld hatetheworld 13-15, F Jun 15

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    Being single sucks and I tried to talk to some females , but no luck. #I Hate Being Single
    antwhite22 antwhite22 22-25, M Jun 15

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    I hate being skinny. I have an athletic build and absolutely no curves. It's like I'm a a square with legs and arms and a butt. I hate my waist because it'll never be tiny compared...
    MPsWoman MPsWoman 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    I hate feeling sick and I know I am about to get sick got the stuffy nose feeling tired and sore throat
    FairyReader FairyReader 18-21, M Jun 14

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    So, I got a new job after slaving in a hellhole for 5 years for minimum wage, that killed my self confidence and lowered all my options of my self. At one point I believed that it...
    VoicesInTheShadows VoicesInTheShadows 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Im 19 years old girl ! my parents still never let me to go out with friends for movies or even for lunch ! i hate staying at home and i dont even feel like im in staying in house...
    aishu1996 aishu1996 18-21, F 12 Responses Jun 13

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