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Sanity over Spouse: Crafting Calm Amidst Chaos

Today we dig more into the age-old question, “Should I stay or should I go?” And if I’m staying, what are some strategies to help maintain one’s sanity? Tony unpacks a poignant email from a listener, shedding light on the subtle nuances of gaslighting – a common manipulation tactic used by narcissists. Through this exploration, …

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I Don’t Even Know What That Means? Unmasking the Silent Symphony of the Ultimate Gaslighting Guffaw!

Have you ever received accusations from a narcissist or emotionally immature person, left bewildered by claims about your words or actions? Have you ever been blamed for instructing your father on roofing specifics when you know nothing about roofs, even though your spouse is a roofer? In this episode, Tony delves into real-life stories from …

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Is Kindness in Your Genes? The Narcissist/Nice Person Origin Story

Tony reads an email from a listener who shares their “waking up” experience and how difficult it can be to break free from a “trauma bond” and stay strong when the narcissist/emotionally immature partner pushes all the buttons to get you back. He also discusses the origins of “pathological kindness” and shares more from Ross …

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Congratulations to Gaslighting! Apparently, You’re Word of the Year!

Congratulations Gaslighting! You have been chosen as Merriam Webster’s “Word of the Year” for 2022 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_Merriam-Webster%27s_Words_of_the_Year. Tony talks about all things gaslighting, from the various types, where it comes from, and what to do when you feel like you’re being gaslit. Tony also references the following articles: “What are the long-term effects of gaslighting,” https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/long-term-effects-of-gaslighting …

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From Gaslighting to Greatness…You ARE Enough, Wonderful and Amazing!

Tony shares a question from his private Facebook group about gaslighting and “breaks down the game film” on why it is still difficult to change your patterns of communication with the narcissist even though you’re now aware of what you previously weren’t aware of. He shares some powerful responses to the question from members of …

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Good People Trying to Make Sense of Nonsense (Gaslighting)

Today we tackle why good people look for reasons their narcissist is acting off rather than accepting the situation for what it may be. Plus, Tony describes four types of gaslighting. Please submit your questions as well as your gaslighting examples through the contact form at http://tonyoverbay.com #gaslighting #communication #compassion #therapy #virtualcouch #wakinguptonarcissism #tonyoverbay #tonyoverbayquote …

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Putting the Light Into Gaslight – Exploring the 4 Types of Gaslighting

The phrase “gaslighting” is making the rounds lately, and with the increased awareness around the term, many people are accusing their spouses, parents, and co-workers of gaslighting them in all areas of life. A lot of times, the accuser is correct, by definition, meaning yes, the person they are accusing may be trying to convince …

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Restoring Trust, Gaslighting, What if I DO Know Better? You Say Impulsion and I Say Compulsion? Your Questions, Tony’s Answers!

How can a couple rebuild trust in a marriage? Is gaslighting really as big of a problem as people make it out to be…come on, really? (See what I did there…I was gaslighting!!). And what if I honestly, truly, at my very core believe that I know my spouse better than they do…can I tell …

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