Gaslighting is a manipulation tactic used to gain power. And it works too well.
Gaslighting is a tactic in which a person or entity, through a series of repeated lies and various other steps, makes a victim question their reality. It’s very effective and used all the time.
The term comes the movie Gaslight (1944), where a man manipulates his wife to the point where she thinks she is losing her mind.
Read the steps in the article so that you can identify when it’s happening to you or someone you know.