The Definition of Gas-lighting is: Gaslighting or gas-lighting is a form of mental abuse in which information is twisted/spun, selectively omitted to favor the abuser, or false information is presented with the intent of making victims doubt their own memory, perception and sanity. Instances may range simply from the denial by an abuser that previous abusive incidents ever occurred, up to the staging of bizarre events by the abuser with the intention of disorienting the victim.
Being a victim of a person that has a Narcissistic behavior is one of the worst types of abuse it messes your head up bad any your mind up bad. Here is a link to understand it a little bit better. http://narcissisticbehavior.net/the-effects-of-gaslighting-in-narcissistic-victim-syndrome/
I have been gas-lit for years from men in my life and from my mother and some other people that I thought I could trust it has been a heard journey from being a victim of gas-lighting to being able to understand and move on from the mind set and the lies that have been told to me for years. PTSD and other such mental illnesses can expose themselves from being traumatized and made to believe the lies of those that are gas-lighting you. They mostly are prideful and narcissistic characteristics of those certain people that are being the abuser some of them might have even had the same abuse in their lives now I’m not say to feel sorry for them but, a little bit of empathy might let you be able to understand it and recognize in your own life and help you to get healed from it. Please feel free to write your experiences in the comment box. I would be happy to assist you to the right resources for you to get the positive and proper help you need to get through your recovery of being abused as I have. Please Contact me anytime. Charitynaylorschmidt77@gmail.com