73 minutes | Feb 24, 2021

Gaslighting with Dr. Stephanie Sarkis

Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, author of GASLIGHTING: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People—And Break Free, is back (also check out ep 18 on Apologizing) to talk about gaslighting and: breaking down the difference between manipulation, lying and gaslighting, emotional abuse, agreeing to reality, "hoovering", "flying monkeys", isolation, mean girls, controlling the narrative, Gaslight (the movie), a broken nation, normalizing gaslighting, QAnon, failing to learn history, none of us are immune to gaslighting, love bombing, trust, getting educated, punishment, damage control, narcissists and sociopaths, ammunition, Dirty John, cycle of abuse, looking good in public, go to the source, splitting, power and control, toxic positivity, future faking, compinsult, importance of talking to a mental health professional, patterns and norms, healthy boundaries, attachment styles, balanced relationships, healthy discourse, you don't have to reconcile, practice self-compassion, not being responsible for other people's stuff, the trauma of 2020.Mentioned in the episode:Robert CialdiniDr. Sarkis' book recommendationsEpisode recorded on 12/31/20Episode released on 02/24/21For more information on the podcast or its host, please visit sassylittlepodcast.com. There, you will find links to social media and an opportunity to become a member of the podcast community. We are on Twitter and Instagram @SassyLittlePod and Facebook @SassyLittlePodcast.Thanks for listening! If you like this sassy little podcast, please subscribe to it, rate it and review it, and tell your friends about it. Become a patron on Patreon. Cheers!
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