Invalidation is crazy-making, and it is also at the root of gaslighting, where victims are purposely denied or manipulated in order to make them question their sanity.Samantha Rodman
I recently found a notebook in my desk with some posts that I never got to publish because I was still involved with my ex -partner and was afraid that he would get mad and when he was angry, that meant more abuse in the form of silent treatment, triangulation or verbal abuse.
Now that I do not have to worry about his feelings, I can publish what I want to. I published one of these posts last week and here is my second one. The first part of the post was written as a sort of one act play, a short dialogue between me and my ex and was designed to provide an example of gaslighting.
Here it is just…
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