If you and your spouse in Virginia have come to the decision that you are better off separate than together, you will have many things to focus on as you untangle your joint lives. While focused on the logistics of how to divide your assets and your debts, how you might share time with any children you have together and other things, it can be all too easy to not take care of yourself and your own health.
Gaslighting is a manipulative behavior that is akin to emotional abuse when it takes place within a marriage. It involves lying and other behaviors that call into question a spouse's sense of reality, which can be very disorienting. Identifying emotional abuse is difficult for many people, especially when they're in the midst of a troubled relationship. Psychology Today explains the effects of gaslighting and how you can identify it in your marriage.