by Joe Jarvis
The Daily Bell
This time, things will be different. He’s abused me in the past, but I’m sure he’s changed. At the core, he really loves me, he just has a strange way of showing it.
Does this sound like a healthy relationship to you? A partner who gaslights you, acting like you’re the crazy one for being suspicious… when you’ve been lied to and manipulated so many times in the past. Someone who sows division to isolate you from your friends and family so you have no one to rely on but the abuser.
Here’s a crazy idea: we shouldn’t trust consistently untrustworthy people and institutions.
Literally, people act like you’re the crazy one for being skeptical of some of the least trustworthy institutions in existence.