Going Gray Rock from a Christian Perspective

Going “gray rock” is a method of dealing with attention-seeking, manipulative, or otherwise narcissistic and abusive behaviors.  When a person gray rocks, the goal is to simply not respond—like a rock—to any attempts by an attacker at eliciting a negative emotional response from you. For example, if someone rages at you, instead of responding withContinue reading “Going Gray Rock from a Christian Perspective”

Future Faking from a Christian Perspective

Future faking is a term found in the narcissistic abuse community, and this term means exactly what it sounds like. Future faking is the act of promising something in the future, but without any real intent or sincere effort towards keeping that promise. Future faking can take many forms, but it always presents a futureContinue reading “Future Faking from a Christian Perspective”

Gaslighting from a Christian Perspective

What is Gaslighting? Gaslighting is a manipulative tactic in which one person attempts to distort the reality of another. Gaslighting is often done to escape accountability for wrongdoing. For example, person A might have said or done something hurtful to Person B. If Person B were to bring the matter up to person A, personContinue reading “Gaslighting from a Christian Perspective”

Projection from a Christian Perspective

What is projection? Projection is when someone attributes their negative qualities or experiences onto another person. This can include personality or character traits, emotions, or actions. Victims of psychological abuse might endure projection from time to time, and this experience can be very confusing and damaging. The person experiencing projection might fall into a patternContinue reading “Projection from a Christian Perspective”