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By Neha Yadav
Published Sep 11, 2022

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How To Deal With Gaslighting 

Gaslighting is an emotional manipulation that occurs when a bully forces you to reconsider your thoughts and understanding of reality

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Here are a few tips to deal with gaslighting

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Privately verify information

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Verify each piece of information provided by someone who is gaslighting you as they can be lying and often twist realities and alleviate blame

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Recognise gaslighting

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Gaslighting is not easy to recognise as it takes time to develop into a repeated pattern of manipulation. Observe the person's behaviour and their intention in whatever they say or do

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Don't argue

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Do not argue with someone who is gaslighting you as they refuse to listen and reason their thoughts rationally. They may seem emotionally reactive as well

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Take some space

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Try to remain calm and get some physical space to clear your mind and refocus. Take a break and revisit the topic later

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