The property manager, the members of the board and the security company that employed me, they were very good at gaslighting. I didn't have a name for it, but I knew exactly what they were doing.
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10. Gaslighting may be amplified in families, poly relationships, and other groups
Also, this article Eight Mental Abuse Tactics to watch out for articulates beautifully what I went through:
"Psychopaths are social chameleons who can fit perfectly into any situation. They are experts at morphing their identities to get what they want and mirroring others for money, sex, and — most commonly — attention. Because of their ability to idealize others, psychopaths are often perceived as charming, innocent, and fun to unsuspecting onlookers and casual acquaintances. But there is another side to them.
Gaslighting – Mental abusers lie about the past, making their victim doubt her memory, perception, and sanity. They claim and give evidence of her past wrong behavior further causing doubt. She might even begin to question what she said a minute ago.
John Wilwerding Thanks Sylvie, I'm sorry for your treatment upon writing your truth. I'm familiar with the term, I recalled this phenomenon when I was involved in some helpful therapy revisiting a few troubling memories of youth.
Sylvie Imelda Shene All the little gifts the property manager brought me from her stupid trips while on vacation and at Christmas time, I threw them all in the garbage a long time ago.
Monica Chelagat Excellent article. Just finished reading. A name to describe a complicated and unhealthy relationship just like narcists do to their victims. This is even more subtle and draining as the abuser does not seek understanding but constant torment.
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