7 ways to deal with gaslighting
Recognize it as gaslighting
Determining if you’re experiencing this type of ....can be a challenge, as many gaslighting tactics are subtle. It might be gaslighting if the person’s words or behaviors:
- happen consistently
- make you doubt yourself
- negatively impact your feelings of self-worth
It can be helpful to know that the person gaslighting you likely has a deep-seated need for control. Recognizing this is often the first step toward gaining understanding that can help you cope.