I guess people finally talked about this so much until the dictionary decided to make it the word of the year.
We’ve discussed it a lot here because gaslighting often go hand in hand with gangstalking.
It’s not new, the younger generation is just now paying it attention. Once upon a time, not very long ago, you were deemed crazy and admitted to a mental institution if you openly said this was happening to you.
It’s said to be coined in “a 1938 play and 1944 Oscar-nominated film Gaslight, which portrays a husband’s plot to convince his wife that she’s losing her mind by telling her that the gaslights in their home, which dim when he’s in the attic doing dastardly deeds, are not fading at all.