Category Archives: Recovery

What Do You Really Think About Yourself?

June 27, 2017

If you were to be asked to immediately write down the first 5 words that come to your mind to describe yourself, what would those words be? Would they be different if you knew you had to share them than…

Relationship Red Flags

May 10, 2017

Whenever we get into a new romantic relationship, it’s natural for us to be infatuated and want to spend a lot of time with them. For those of us that are codependents or love addicts, we can become dangerously obsessed.…

Vision Boards and Vision Statements

September 27, 2016

     I think it’s safe to say that most of us have heard someone say, “Visualize what you want and you will get/achieve it,” in our lifetimes.  If we’re lucky, we’ve heard it more than once, and if we are…

Spot It You Got it

September 10, 2016

     Many of us have heard the phrase, “When you point your finger at someone else, remember you have three fingers pointed back at you.”  It took me a long time to truly get an understanding for this phrase.  It…

Being Supportive

August 11, 2016

When we are choosing the people in our lives, we like to pick ones that comfort us and support us in our times of need. Part of our relationships with these people means supporting them as well. Some of us…

Direct Communication

August 04, 2016

For a long time, there was a point in our lives where the things we were saying were not being heard. Nobody was listening, and we didn’t understand. But we saw our mothers and fathers get things done in more…

PERFECTION

July 25, 2016

Hello all!  Today I want to talk about the topic of perfection.  As codependents and love addicts, we have striven for perfection constantly, only to be disappointed when our expectations were not met.  Whether it was someone else we were…

Letting go of fear of Abandonment

June 14, 2016

                Hi guys.  Today I want to talk a little bit about the topic of letting go of our fears of abandonment.  I think it’s a really important subject when delving into love addiction and co-dependency, and fear of abandonment…

Surrender versus Control

June 02, 2016

Today, the topic I want to talk about is surrender versus control.  A big part of co-dependency and addiction is the idea of control.  So much in our lives has been chaos, and we hold tight to the idea that…

The Real Story Of The Prince Tragedy

May 17, 2016

For many people hearing about drug abuse, addiction is seen an issue faced by those with limited resources and limited ability to make changes in their life. However, celebrity drug addiction, including the recent death of Prince, shines a light…