mess with (one's) head

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mess with (one's) head

To cause or attempt to cause one to feel confused, exasperated, frustrated, or anxious. All the rules and regulations with this business are really starting to mess with my head. I don't know why you have to mess with his head like that. If you don't want to be in a relationship with him, just say so!
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mess with someone's head

cause someone to feel frustrated, anxious, or upset. US informal
See also: head, mess
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I'm bullet-proof, nothing's going to mess with my head."
'They just mess with my head, especially during a game,' this female athlete said.
I am not a vegetarian and I like my meat but having these pigs is definitely starting to mess with my head!
Then I slid a three-foot putt for par wide on the next hole as Augusta's terrifying greens started to mess with my head.
He's going to try to do his best to try to mess with my head. I don't hate him, but the Brazilians do.
Intrigued about getting involved with the other side, I stepped forward to see if the spirits would mess with my head.