One surprisingly easy way to deal with gaslighting? Start a journal. Yes! Just put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) and let it all out. If a problem is plaguing you, sometimes just getting it out of your head and on paper is enough to allow you to understand it and move forward. If the problem you have is with another person, you can even write that person a letter expressing yourself–even if you never mail it, the therapeutic benefits are tremendous. For me, journaling and letter writing have long been my go-to tool for getting inside my head and figuring out how to handle the world effectively. I call it free therapy.
The faces of parental narcissism have a number of effects on the children – and as they become adult children of narcissists (ACON), their personalities are formed around this sort of misunderstanding of themselves as seen through the eyes of the narcissistic parent.
If you have (or know) a child who has a narcissistic parent or grandparent, you may be asking yourself how you can help them cope and what you can do to avoid the negative effects of being the child of a narcissist.
Whether you’re dealing with a covert narcissist mother or an “out there” narcissist father or grandparent, you are or were dealing with gaslighting and manipulation, to say the very least. In this video, I’ll explain the effects on the children in various stages and also how you can help them combat it.
Are you the adult child of a narcissistic mother?
Have you been affected by narcissistic abuse in your childhood and now you’re struggling? Are your narcissistic parents still messing with your life? Are you considering going no contact with your narcissistic mother or father? There is help and support available for you.
Survivor Redemption: The Real Story – Scorned Women Who Used Krazy Glue on a Cheater’s Manhood – Do you recall hearing about the women who super-glued a man’s member to his stomach back in 2009? The media destroyed the women, especially the one who actually used the glue. It turns out that this woman was a victim of narcissistic abuse, and this man was just one in a long line of abusers in her life. If you’re considering Infidelity, think again! The story made national news and international news. THIS is the true story – and you might be shocked to learn exactly what the true crime was in this situation. And who the true predator was. In this video, I’m sharing the REAL story behind this one: http://www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/09/10/w… And you’ll meet Therese herself – and finally, learn the truth.
Narcissists need you to feel dependent and crazy – like you’re not capable of making even the simplest decisions. In this video, I’ll explain 7 specific, under-handed gaslighting techniques that narcissists use to control and manipulate you – whether it’s at work, at home or in other social situations.
What is Gaslighting?
Gaslighting is a pervasive and highly effective tactic that narcissists use to manipulate you into questioning their own sanity. There are many different forms of gaslighting.
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