Fragile Conversations, Handle With Care
Bailey Anderson

“ Gaslighting seems to be a man’s go-to once he’s aware that he has leverage over the modern day hysteric.”

No more than accusations of “gaslighting” have become the go-to for many women who want to invalidate the perspective of any man who disagrees. Let’s not forget the origins of this term; it’s a deliberate form of psychological torture used in a highly calculated manner in order to drive a person insane. When compared to at least one alternative — that the disagreeing parties simply have different perspectives — it becomes pretty easy to see why this not actually happening in the vast majority of instances where this accusation is leveled at a man by a woman.

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