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Category: Gaslighting

Young girl bending down covering her face with her hands trying to protect herself from mens' fists, finger guns and hands pointing at her.

What Is Gaslighting?

Not only is gaslighting incredibly manipulative, but it can be extremely challenging to overcome, with long-lasting effects that most carry with them throughout their lives. What’s in a Name? The term “gaslighting” comes from the 1938 play and the 1944 Hollywood movie “Gaslight” starring Ingrid Bergman. Her abusive husband slowly begins systematically manipulating her into…