What Is Gaslighting And How Is Reality TV Making It Worse?

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29 Apr 2019 · 11 minutes

What Is Gaslighting And How Is Reality TV Making It Worse?
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Reality TV shows like Bachelor in Paradise and Married at First Sight have recently been accused of highlighting a behaviour that is stone cold psychological manipulation, even a type of emotional abuse.

You've probably heard the term gaslighting used to describe a particularly toxic type of behaviour. It's a way of making someone question their own memory, perception, even their sanity.

Today we dig into the psychology behind it, why people do it and is there a way to fight back against being a victim of a gaslighter?

CREDITS

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Elle Beattie

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

 

Thanks to our special guest Psychotherapist Stephanie Sarkis

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