Category Archives: Addiction

Love Addiction and Dating with a Purpose

December 26, 2019

Most of the time, love addicts are very susceptible to dating anyone who they are attracted to and who shows some interest in them. Because they are love addicts and feel they need romantic love to be happy, they will…

Positivity and Moving Forward with Addiction Recovery

November 21, 2019

Simply stopping a behavior does not end an addiction. In fact, stopping an addictive behavior often creates a void or a vacuum that was managed by the addiction in the past. Taking away a behavior without finding a positive, healthy, and…

The Challenge of Cross Addiction

August 19, 2019

The term cross addiction is relatively new but is something that has always been seen in clinical practices. It is a situation where an individual has more than one addiction or uses more than one type of addictive behaviors over…

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…