Addiction

Relationship Codependency: The White Knight Syndrome

Relationship Codependency The White Knight Syndrome Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Relationship codependency is often referred to as the “White Knight” syndrome, because codependent people tend to be rescuers. Roughly 100 million Americans suffer from this emotional disorder. In general terms, codependency is the relationship that exists between …

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Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents: Twenty Seven Traits

Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents Twenty Seven Traits Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine There are many similar traits between adult children of alcoholic parents and adult children of narcissistic parents. The unpredictable, confusing messages and emotional instability of these disordered parents are equally traumatic to children. Adult children suffering from both may …

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Unhealthy Relationship Codependency

Unhealthy Relationship Codependency  Recognizing and Healing From Codependency   Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Unhealthy relationship codependency is a disorder that develops over time. Dysfunctional childhood patterns that interfere with the person’s ability to form healthy relationships lie dormant for many years; the problem only surfaces once the person begins to experience …

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The Addictive Personality Part Three

Addictive Personalities Conclusion of a Three Part Article Written by Randi Fine Deep down inside people with addictions know that what they are doing is wrong. They know that their behaviors, choices, and actions are hurting them and their loved ones. But the need to feed their addiction supersedes everything else in their life. To …

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The Addictive Personality Part Two

Addictive Personalities Part Two of a Three Part Article Written by Randi Fine Much has been written about genetic predisposition and its relationship to addictive personalities. Having an addict in the family does not guarantee that everyone in the family will become addicts. But many believe that hereditary factors can raise a person’s level of …

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Addictive Personalities Part One

Addictive Personalities Part One of a Three Part Article Written by Randi Fine How do you envision someone with an addictive personality? Do you picture an alcoholic, someone strung out on drugs, a chain smoker, or a gambler down on his luck? Addictive behaviors are commonly thought of as behaviors that impair a person’s ability to …

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Confusion and Disappointment of Love Addiction

Confusion and Disappointment of Love Addiction (Codependency Part One) written by Randi Fine Have you ever believed that you could love someone enough to fix whatever is wrong in their life? Do you have the ability or tendency to deny and rationalize away the obvious truths about the object of your affection, believing that your …

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How Colors Reflect Your Personality

Image Source Colors as a Reflection of Human Nature By Waking Times Colors play a strong role in many indigenous cultures, each of the human chakra energy centers vibrates and responds to a different color, and many people with near-death experiences recall indescribable colors that we are unable to see within our current light frequency. There …

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Dysfunctional Romantic Relationships

 Codependent Relationships Dynamics Dysfunctional Definition of Love       Written by Robert Burney, author of Codependence: The Dance of Wounded Souls As long as we believe that someone else has the power to make us happy then we are setting ourselves up to be victims. ~Robert Burney~ One of the biggest problems with relationships in this society is …

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Codependent Tendencies Include Low Self Esteem

Codependent Tendencies Your healing begins once you recognize and acknowledge your codependent tendencies. This list from the website Night Vision for Women clearly illuminates the pain and self esteem issues of those tendencies: My good feelings about who I am stem from being liked by you. My good feelings about who I am stem from receiving approval from you Your struggle …

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