NEUTRALIZING NARCISSISM

Unveiling the Impact of Cognitive Dissonance in Narcissistic Abuse: How Narcissists Create Confusion and Uncertainty to Control Their Victims

Recognizing and Combating the Techniques of Gaslighting and Manipulation

Mark Randall Havens
5 min readJan 13, 2023

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This article explores the concept of cognitive dissonance and how it is used in narcissistic abuse. It delves into the ways in which narcissists use techniques such as gaslighting and manipulation to create confusion and uncertainty in their victims, in order to maintain control over them. Photo by Maria Lysenko on Unsplash.

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Mark Randall Havens

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