You made me feel just like the rest of them did. Completely worthless and undeserving. I truly thought you were different and would never hurt me like that! I guess that I thought wrong. It's not the only time I've thought wrong. Oh well.
It isn't fair when you know a simple thought from them could rearrange you. All that remains is the hope that somewhere along the way you discarded a stronger more vivacious version of yourself. A fragment to be called upon when you have nothing left.
Zero credit for the hundreds of times I've pulled on my mask and got through the day, looking after everyone else. Attacked for the fraction of a second the mask slipped and they could see the pain underneath. How selfish of me to have a feeling.
The definition of "gaslighting" is to cause a person to doubt his or her sanity through the use of psychological manipulation. This definition is printed on a random page from a vintage dictionary. It (Divorce)