What is Doublespeak

What is Doublespeak: Overt and Covert manipulation in conversation

Doublespeak is both an overt and covert conversation control tactic where the speaker (as an Abuser)┬ádeliberately chooses to use euphemistic, ambiguous, or obscure language while engaging in conversation. A drug addict suddenly has a “substance abuse problem”. A serial cheater becomes a “sex addict”, never held accountable for lies told to a spouse that signify …