Related to the term doghouse
A common deflection method used by the offending party to revert blame or guilt back to the offended party.
Used as a means to avoid accepting responsibility for making a mistake or a bad decision. Expressed by bringing up a prior conflict that is irrelevant to the current situation.
Can be used as a a noun or a verb.
As in, you are in the doghouse
with your girlfriend but instead of saying sorry, you bring up something unrelated to get her in trouble.
"You shouldn't have done that."
"Well remember when you forgot our anniversary??"
"Don't try and put me in the reverse doghouse"
"Stop trying to reverse doghouse me!"