“That is not what I said”…. “Your crazy, that never happened”…. “are you sure? you know your memory is not always right”…. “that’s all in your head”

Do any of these statements sound familiar? Have you found yourself questioning your own memory over an event or conversation? Do you second guess what you might have said? Have you questioned your own instincts? This is called Gaslighting. This term comes from the 1938 stage play Gas Light, in which a husband attempts to drive his wife crazy by dimming the lights {which were powered by gas} in their home, and then he denies that the light changed when his wife points it out. It is a very effective form of mental & emotional abuse that Sociopaths use to control you. By breaking down your trust & instincts {making you second guess yourself and your sanity}, this leads to a person staying…

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