The Social Dilemma

I just finished watching this show "The Social Dilemma" on Netflix. It is a documentary about how social media propagates certain agendas of its own interest and influences the psyche of an individual unknowingly. It shows the level of craziness we humans have reached with the obsession of being dependent on the internet and assuming … Continue reading The Social Dilemma

Dealing with gaslighting and negative behaviours

Thankyou Sarthak for considering my suggestion for the topic (Gaslighting). As I have personally been through it, I could totally relate to each and every word written over here.
I must say that you have done full justice to the topic.


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What is gaslighting ?

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation in which a person or a group covertly sows seeds of doubt in a targeted individual, making them question their own memory, perception, or judgment, often evoking in them cognitive dissonance and other changes such as low self-esteem.”

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In simple words, when someone is trying to belittle you by abusive words or simply making you feel negative about yourself, it is a form of gaslighting.

It is especially dangerous because it distorts…

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