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  • Why “don’t take it so personally” is the ultimate gaslighting insult – according to psychology experts
    Relationships

    Why “don’t take it so personally” is the ultimate gaslighting insult

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    Mental Health

    Too tired to concentrate? This Twitter thread proves you’re not alone

  • Woman stares across the ocean
    Relationships

    “I am a survivor of narcissistic abuse. This is my story”

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Lie With Me: Charlie Brooks stars in new noir thriller
TV

Lie With Me fans, can we *please* talk about that completely bonkers finale?

Warning: this article contains spoilers for Channel 5’s psychological thriller.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Careers

“My boss stabbed me in the back, but it did teach me one thing”

One woman explains how a toxic workplace culture impacted her mental health.

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Anonymous
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Entertainment

Jada Pinkett-Smith discusses how to spot a narcissist (and what to do about it)

We all know one...

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Amy Beecham
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How Netflix’s The Crown season 4 sets up Prince Andrew’s fall from grace
People

How Netflix’s The Crown sets up Prince Andrew’s fall from grace

The royal drama makes a point of foreshadowing the prince’s association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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June Sarpong recalls the reality of gaslighting in the workplace

“I’ve been up for jobs and, last minute, there’s been fear…”

Matt Hancock and Boris Johnson at the UK government's first cabinet meeting after summer recess
Opinion

“I’m sick of the government gaslighting us over coronavirus – their mistakes are not our fault”

Matt Hancock blaming the public for getting too many tests is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Lauren Geall
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Netflix’s The Betty Broderick Story: Amanda Peet as Betty Broderick.
TV

Netflix’s Betty Broderick Story, gaslighting, and “angry women”

Betty is supposed to be the villain of Dirty John season 2, so why do so many viewers feel sorry for her?

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Sohel Sarkar
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Midsommar 2019 film review
Entertainment

The anti-romcom: 13 horror films about toxic relationships

From co-dependency to gaslighting, these horror films are guaranteed to get under the skin of anyone who’s ever endured a bad relationship.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Netflix’s The Betty Broderick Story: Christian Slater as Dan Broderick, Amanda Peet as Betty Broderick.
People

This new true crime series is a must-watch

Warning: spoilers for Netflix’s Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story ahead.

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Kayleigh Dray
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What is gaslighting
Life

This is how you may be gaslighting other people without realising it

It seems like a positive way of behaving but it can actually be subtly toxic.

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Anna Brech
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Long Reads

Essential advice for anyone worried about being isolated while in a toxic relationship

We’ve spoken to experts and charities about the best way to seek advice and support.

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Erin Cardiff
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Kayleigh Dray
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The Invisible Man transforms ‘joke’ villain into abusive, gaslighting monster

“I saw an opportunity to change people’s perceptions of what The Invisible Man was,” says director Leigh Whannell.

Image representing the act of gaslighting.
Long Reads

How to tell if your boss is gaslighting you at work

Three women share their stories – and how to spot the gaslighting warning signs.

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Life

Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

We all encounter toxic people at some point in our lives. These tips could help you cope.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

8 ways to move on from a toxic relationship

It can seem impossible to break free – but here's some advice on how to start.

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Deborah Cicurel
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Life

What is gaslighting and could it be happening in your relationship?

From a belittling partner to a boss who shuts you down, gaslighting can happen anywhere.

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Megan Murray
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Opinion

“Are you guilty of gaslighting Harry and Meghan?”

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed their plans to sue the Mail on Sunday, but the response from some quarters has been disappointing.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Midsommar 2019 film review
Life

“How Midsommar exposes the banal everyday horror of toxic relationships”

Midsommar – which slowly unmasks the most human of horrors over two and half hours – teaches us an incredibly important lesson about love and connection.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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Sky Ferreira says gaslighting is a “go-to tactic” for music executives

“The entertainment industry is filled with underqualified bullies and morons.”

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Life

“There’s a very good reason we all had such a visceral reaction to Love Island last night”

Are you as mad as we are?

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Meena Alexander
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