Q & A – The PA is trying to damage my reputation through social media

Character assassination refers to the intentional and malicious attempt to damage or destroy a person’s reputation or credibility by spreading false or misleading information about them. This can have serious consequences, both for the individual’s personal and professional life and for their mental health.

From a psychological perspective, character assassination can be seen as a form of emotional abuse or bullying. It can lead to feelings of shame, humiliation, and isolation, which can impact the person’s self-esteem and mental health. In some cases, it can even lead to symptoms of anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Character assassination often involves manipulation and gaslighting, where the perpetrator tries to make the victim doubt their own reality or perception of events. This can be especially damaging, as it can lead the victim to question their own sanity or judgment.

If you or someone you know is experiencing character assassination, it’s important to seek support from trusted friends, family members, or a mental health professional. It’s also important to document any instances of defamation or harassment and seek legal advice if necessary.

In addition, practicing self-care and focusing on healthy coping strategies, such as exercise, meditation, and relaxation techniques, can help mitigate the negative effects of character assassination on mental health.

©Linda Turner http://parentalalienationpas.com 2023


Author: Linda Turner

Coaching and Therapy Currently studying Psychotherapy , Cognitive psychology, Hypnotherapy. Qualified NLP, EMDR and CBT therapist. REIKI Master. I believe in truth, honesty and integrity! ≧◔◡◔≦

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