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
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According to prosecution records, the 40-year-old Indian had told investigators that the "devil had messed with his head" when he molested the girl.
Johnson has admitted that when his mum, Vikki Harber, claimed he'd been stolen away from her by fiancee Jessica Bratich, the fall-out messed with his head against England.