Quotes / Gaslighting

"You are not going out of your mind, Mrs. Manningham. You are slowly, methodically, systematically being driven out of your mind."
Rough, Angel Street

Shawn: "Gus, dude, you've got to stop moving my stuff."
Gus: "I haven't touched your stuff."
Shawn: "Liar liar pants on fire. These were arranged in order of Kelly Osbourne's weight loss and they're all out of order now. Thus, like James Caan with the penguin that always faces south, you've been undone by your lack of attention to detail."
Gus: "I haven't touched your copies of People. You're finally losing your mind. Or someone's Gaslighting you."
Shawn: "That might be a helpful statement if I knew what it meant.
Gus: "It's a movie. Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer. Her husband tries to make her think she's crazy so he can get her money. It's a classic. A young Angela Lansbury plays their maid and -"
— "Out of the Closet and Into The Frying Pan", a Psych fanfic.

“Back during the war, we found out one of the households was hardcore ABB. Not actual gang members, but the kind who would – and did – make attempts to smuggle gangers into the neighborhood, where they figured they'd be safe under E88's radar. Now, these were civilians, so we couldn't just beat the shit out of them. We might've officially been villains, but even back then we didn't hurt people like that. So instead, the evil genius here has an idea.” I let the information sink in for a moment while Imp preened, before continuing. “She camps out in their house for a week. Brings a pillow and a sleeping bag, sets up in a closet. Every day, she rearranges their furniture. Sometimes it's just little things, like an ottoman being across the room or a glass on the other side of the table. Other times, she spends the whole day to shove the couch into the dining room. By the end of the week, they're freaking out. Of course, when she starts to write satanic messages on their mirrors, that's when they decide it's the last straw. They left the territory and we moved refugees into the house the same day.”


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