The CNN host said Trump was "once again telling you not to trust your own eyes and ears, not to believe what you see and hear, but to believe only him."
Two relevant parts of Trump's behavior were on display this past week. From a psychological perspective these fit together
I'm seeing a new relationship trend emerging among my clients. And, frankly, it's not a good one. What's a trend in psychotherapy
Those Holding 'Anti-Gay' Sentiments Need To Stop Making Things Worse By Expressing Outrage Over The Florida Massacre
Many of those spewing anti-gay rhetoric engage in gaslighting, which “is a form of mental abuse in which a victim is manipulated
If you grew up having the adults meant to love and nurture you use them against you you're probably especially vulnerable to such treatment as an adult. Unfortunately for many sufferers of narcissistic trauma, looking for support from a therapist can be hazardous terrain.
My stepmother enabled my father by enduring his abuse, failing to protect her daughters from him, and abetting the maintenance
I decided to start my love life over a year ago when I suspected things with my first serious boyfriend in college were not just normal, fixable problems but actual emotional abuse that needed to end immediately.
The GOP front-runner is gaslighting us -- a technique that involves lying, then feigning outrage when caught.
The end of a relationship is not the end of your life. Contrarily, by choosing to leave a dysfunctional, one-sided or abusive relationship, you are owning your worth and telling the Universe: "I am worthy of love and respect and I am ready to bravely step into the unknown to find it!"
With an appropriately bloody and dashing full moon finale came the close of three amazing seasons of Bryan Fuller's Hannibal, hands down some of the best television ever made in the history of the medium.
For society to function effectively and in a civilized, law-abiding manner, we need trust in each other and in our leaders and role models. We need them to be honest and stable. Gaslighting disables these beliefs and in that sense is worse than immorality. It makes the immoral moral.