Category Archives: Abuse

Myths That Keep Us Feeling Sorry For Narcissists

October 05, 2021

Narcissists are chameleons with the ability to appear to be just what you want and need, at least for the initial whirlwind part of the relationship. However, once they have established the relationship, the dynamics change rapidly, with the narcissist…

The Relationship Between Early Trauma And Love Addiction

July 27, 2021

Love addiction is not a psychological diagnosis, but that does not mean people cannot become addicted to being in a relationship. Most people know at least one person that is constantly getting into the same bad relationships with the same…

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…

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 even…

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 wasn’t…

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 is…