All posts tagged in: 'gaslighting'

Gaslighting: Who's the Bad Guy?

Beyond Betrayal Community friend, Dan Drake, recently posted this excellent article on his site on gaslighting that I thought would add to our current series on this topic. Dan's particular focus is "DARVO": Deny, Attack, Reverse Victim - Offender.

DARVO

Most of us don’t enter relationships thinking about gaslighting or about emotional abuse strategies. Instead, we often enter relationships

Gaslighting: Opting Out

By MJ Denis, LPC, LMFT Associate, CST, CCPS

Figuring out that you have been gaslighted is often a mixed experience. On one hand, you may feel a sense of relief and validation. If you have been gaslighted, you may have felt confused, off balance, and at times even wondered if you were going crazy. You may have doubted yourself or

Gaslighting: Part 3

By MJ Denis, LPC, LMFT Associate, CST, CCPS

Today, MJ continues her series on gaslighting with a look at three kinds of gaslighting. Thanks again, MJ!


Gaslighting is a term used to describe a set of behaviors one person uses to create confusion in another person by altering the recipient’s reality. Gaslighting can be unintentional, semi-conscious, or intentional.

Anyone

Gaslighting: Part 2

We are very fortunate to have PSA therapist, MJ Denis, sharing over the next few weeks. Last week, MJ explained the phenomenon of gaslighting — a form of manipulation/emotional abuse that's very familiar to many wives of sex addicts. MJ then went on to briefly introduce the three typical gaslighter profiles, and give us examples of the first: the "glamour"

Gaslighting: Part 1

Over the next several weeks, Texas-based PSA counselor, MJ Denis is going to share on a form of emotional abuse that is familiar to many wives/partners of sex addicts. Many thanks to her for sharing her wisdom with the community!


Surviving Gaslighting: Know Your Gaslighter

by MJ Denis, LPC, LMFT Associate, CST, CCPS

Gaslighting occurs when one person attempts

I'm Being Gaslighted: What Do I Do?

By MJ Denis, LPC, LMFT Associate, CST, CCPS

Figuring out that you have been gaslighted is often a mixed experience. On one hand, you may feel a sense of relief and validation. If you have been gaslighted, you may have felt confused, off balance, and at times even wondered if you were going crazy. You may have doubted yourself or

Why People Gaslight

By MJ Denis, LPC, LMFT Associate, CST, CCPS

Gaslighting is a term used to describe a set of behaviors one person uses to create confusion in another person by altering the recipient’s reality. Gaslighting can be unintentional, semi-conscious, or intentional.

Anyone can be a gaslighter, and most gaslighting happens unintentionally.

Unintentional Gaslighting

For example, recently I gaslighted my son.

Surviving Gaslighting: Part 2

We are very fortunate to have PSA therapist, MJ Denis, sharing over the next few weeks. Last week, MJ explained the phenomenon of gaslighting — a form of manipulation/emotional abuse that's very familiar to many wives of sex addicts. MJ then went on to briefly introduce the three typical gaslighter profiles, and give us examples of the first: the "glamour"

Surviving Gaslighting: Part 1

Last week we looked at the tie in between porn/sex addiction and domestic violence. Over the next several weeks PSA (partner of sex addict) therapist, MJ Denis, will explain more about a form of manipulation (sometimes emotional abuse) many partners of sex addicts are familiar with: gaslighting.


Surviving Gaslighting: Know Your Gaslighter

by MJ Denis, LPC, LMFT Associate, CST,