A co-worker sarcastically mentions that you’re not contributing enough. When you get offended, they say they were just joking and you’re too sensitive.
Your mother constantly criticizes your weight. When you bring up her comments, she denies ever saying them and says you are making up stories.
Have you repeatedly found yourself in these types of situations?
When this is done to you repeatedly, you begin to feel confused or crazy.
These are classic signs that you’re being gaslighted.
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Acknowledging that you’re being abused is the first step towards recovery.
After years of gaslighting, you may be so used to it that you no longer recognize this is not a normal way to live.
You might believe that there’s no way out, or you can’t imagine life without the one who’s manipulating you.
But if you truly want to be able to live life on your own terms, cutting yourself off from the source of your pain is essential.
It won’t happen overnight, and it will take committed effort, but you can feel like yourself again – the person you used to be… the person you’re meant to be.