I suppose it takes a certain amount of energy and patience to be a good Auntie but what it really takes is a listening ear. Young people want, and need, to be heard.
For me the definition of gaslighting makes me think of politicians, door-to-door salesmen, and leaders of Ponzi schemes. All, to me, can be a bit slimy, manipulative, selfish, and protective of only their best interests.
Can you answer these questions for me please.... There's no right or wrong answers. I'm looking for personal experiences and opinion.