I don’t see “gaslighting” as being the best term here.
Steve Baker

Yeah, well, my abuser did the same kind of thing — all over the damn place, for the express purpose of keeping me guessing so I wouldn’t be able to counter his abuses. It didn’t mean he wasn’t abusing me!

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