During the exit interview I mentioned that I wanted to quit just 6 months into my job because the senior developers did not want to mentor me or even answer my questions at times and it was getting in the way of me learning and contribunting.
The person conducting the interview just said: "That was a long time ago." (very curt tone of voice)
This was very confusing to me. I feel like this is kind of a psychological technique called gaslighting where they rebase everything to make things your fault or make you the problem. It was very stressful to me.
Yes, the first instance where they did not want to help me was a long time ago but the issue persisted and the fact that they did not want to help me snowballed and affected my productivity for a long time. It is also demoralizing and memotivating for a new employee to have to endure that.
Because she gaslighted me I could not finish what I was saying.
I cannot understand this style of communication: cutting people off and jumping to conclusions without finishing thoughts or sentences and blaming others.
What are some of the reasons why a person would communicate like this?