Here’s the next installment of Letters to Lovefraud. Because of her medical issues, a Lovefraud reader doesn’t want to have sex with her boyfriend — and suddenly her keys are missing. Is he retaliating?
I explain that the boyfriend’s behavior may be even worse than retaliating — it may be gaslighting. His objective is to make her doubt her own perceptions so that she is more easily controlled. And that’s not the only issue. The bigger problem is — why is he demanding sex when she is in pain?