The Devastating Effects of Gaslighting in the Family Court

Understanding Abuse, Manipulation, and the Silent Epidemic

The Justice Lark
4 min readSep 18, 2023

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Gaslighting, a term derived from the 1944 movie “Gaslight,” has now become a common word in our lexicon, especially when discussing manipulative relationships.

But few areas of society are as affected by this corrosive behavior as the family…

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The Justice Lark

Passionate writer and researcher focused on promoting justice and equity, with emphasis on issues related to gender-based violence, trauma & mental health.