Sunday night, remembering what the world was like before this plague hit us all. Remembering what it was like to intentionally go somewhere crowded with people, somewhere hot, noisy, and sweaty. Somewhere with loud music and pounding beats, where everyone’s nervous systems synchronized to the same rhythms. Will the world ever be like that again?
People who gaslight others want, fundamentally, one thing. Control. They might be calculated manipulators, they might think gaslighting is the only way to preserve (their idea of) a healthy relationship, they might not even know that they’re gaslighting you. But, in every case, they are driven by fear and the desire to control. Are you under someone else’s… Continue reading The Gaslighter’s Dictionary