Everyday Invalidations The Shame and Blame Game I was only trying to help

Sit back folks and get ready for a drama ride or at least a good attempt at triangulation with your emotions the currency of trade.

trying to Make You Feel Guilty While Invalidating You

I tried to help you..
At least I …..
At least you….
You are making everyone else miserable. (
Source)

Trying to Isolate You

You are the only one who feels that way.
It doesn’t bother anyone else, why should it bother you?

Minimizing Your Feelings

You must be kidding.
You can’t be serious.
It can’t be that bad.
Your life can’t be that bad.
You are just … (being difficult; being dramatic, in a bad mood, tired, etc)
It’s nothing to get upset over.
It’s not worth getting that upset over.
There’s nothing wrong with you. (
Source)

Using Reason

There is no reason to get upset.
You are not being rational.
But it doesn’t make any sense to feel that way.
Let’s look at the facts.
Let’s stick to the facts.
But if you really think about it….

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