QUIZ: Are You Being Gaslighted?

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Estimated test time: 3 minutes.


Gaslighting is a type of manipulation that makes a person question their own sanity. To find out what being gaslighted means, check out our comprehensive post What is Gaslighting?

Take this Quiz in 20 short questions. We don’t need to call Maury to figure this one out.

Fashion trends come and go. In Psychology, forms of manipulation come and go but spring up as different forms. Gaslighting may be a relatively new term, but I bet you didn’t know it was around before you were born! The term gaslighting was created from a movie in the early 1940s called ‘Gas Light’. In the movie, a husband intentionally manipulates his wife to make her think she is going crazy by making her having a false sense of reality. This is a movie with manipulation before House of Cards was cool. READ MORE.

Gaslighting signs to watch for:

  • Tells lies consistently and will deny it when you call them out on it, even if you have proof.
  • You often get confused around this person and don’t know why.
  • It is not one behavior you can point to but a bunch of little lies and manipulation that add up over time.
  • You get so sick of dealing with their¬†manipulation and you eventually just do what they want. READ MORE.

Time to take the Quiz!

It is time to take the quiz to see if you are being gaslighted. Being gaslighted means being manipulated to make it seem like you are going crazy. This type of behavior most likely intentional and can be seen as manipulation and emotional abuse. Subjects like this can be sensitive, this has a direct effect on mental health. We are not giving you professional advice but do with your results what you want, hopefully, this helps you in some way.

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Don’t think too much as the best results are your first instinct for the answer.

  • Question of

    Does this person tell lies and exaggerate stories you know are not true?

    • Yes
    • No
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    Do you often get confused around this person?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you feel manipulated?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they have a strong personality that likes to dominate conversation?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    If you have conflict with them do they always make you feel bad?

    • Yes
    • No
    • Sometimes
  • Question of

    Do they ever compliment you then put you down shortly after?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Are you confused when they ask you something sometimes?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Are they hypocritical, more than others?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they accuse you of things they actually do themselves?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they try and put people against you?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they talk bad about you?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they brag?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they try to control you?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you rely on them for a lot of things?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they ever tell people you are crazy?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Does this person tell you that you are crazy?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    When they make decisions is there ever compromise?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they ever admit they are wrong?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do they blame others for not liking them?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Is this person a narcissist?

    • Yes
    • No