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Funny, aside from the 'gaslighting' itself, the behaviors described her are common in most abusive relationships. The on and off behavior, providing brief breaks from abuse. The dominating (even in passive aggressive ways sometimes). The maintenance of codependency. The lies and manipulation. The escalation, the blaming of the victim, or the defensiveness when challenged, et cetera.... unhealthy relationships are generally similar despite the dominate characteristics.
Some utilize passive-aggressive tactics as a primary way of fulfilling needs.
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