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How Taylor Swift's New Video Sheds Light On Gaslighting

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In the new video for her song “All Too Well,” Taylor Swift gives us a peek at what gaslighting in a relationship can look like, and the damage it can do.

Gaslighting is a term getting more well known, but not necessarily more well understood. In her video, there is a scene that brings back vivid memories of my own emotionally abusive marriage, and lyrics I relate to so well as someone who didn’t truly understand gaslighting until it happened to me… and I’m still working on seeing the truth of what was happening.

A couple is arguing in the kitchen. She says he treated her differently around his friend — she expresses how she felt…and his response is such a good example of how subtle gaslighting can look.

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