gaslighting

Gaslighting: Five Tactics Used by Narcissists

Gaslighting The Five Tactics Narcissists Use Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Gaslighting is one of the most insidious forms of psychological abuse used by narcissists. The term comes from the 1944 Hollywood classic film Gaslight starring Ingrid Bergman. The story is about a woman who is slowly manipulated …

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What It Means When a Narcissist Says “I Love You”

What It Means When a Narcissist Says “I Love You” Written by Athena Staik, Ph.D. Dear Codependent Partner, What I’m about to say is not something I’d ever say or admit (to you), because to do so would end the winner-takes-all-game that is my main source of pleasure in life — one that effectively keeps you carrying my load in …

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