Why Gaslighting Sadly is the Word of the Year for 2022

It’s a sad turn of events when a way of misleading and manipulating people is the word of the year for Merriam-Webster. It’s TOO much. It’s emotional abuse. It’s TOO frequent. Have you been gaslighted? Do you wonder if you’re experiencing it?

It can begin very subtly, and you might feel a little flattered…or close. Slowly it becomes more persistent, and you might start second-guessing yourself and questioning your sanity. That’s when you NEED to KNOW it’s GASLIGHTING!


  • What gaslighting is
  • How it was chosen as the word of the year for 2022 by the Merriam-Webster dictionary
  • Why it’s important to see it when it’s happening, or has happened, to you
  • How it changes your self-confidence and self-esteem
  • The impact of gaslighting

More on gaslighting and how it impacts YOUR life when it’s happening to you…

10 Underhanded Ways Gaslighting Shows Up in Relationships

Living With Emotional Abuse


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