To gaslight someone is to deny their sense of reality. It’s a common term, and it usually describes a very specific brand of emotional torment. People who gaslight their significant others typically do it verbally, creating whole spheres of false reality for their victims, who they seek to manipulate. But gaslighting can also take on…
An anonymous mother wrote a piece for Today titled “How to Imagine the Unimaginable”. It’s the type of story that as a parent, you can’t bear to read, which means that you must (though do be warned that it deals with sexual abuse).