Addiction

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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Recovering From Relationship Codependency

Recovering From Relationship Codependency (Codependency Part Two) written by Randi Fine Codependency is an emotional disorder that begins forming in childhood, but it does not reveal itself until a person starts having adult relationships. Codependents are people pleasers whom, for a variety of reasons, learned early on that placating others brought a semblance of order …

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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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Narcissists Abuse Intimate Partners

Image Source The Spouse / Mate / Partner of the Narcissist Written By Dr. Sam Vaknin, Author of Malignant Self-Love and Relationships with Abusive Narcissists See column on the right side of this website labeled Narcissistic Personality Disorder  for a complete  list of all NPD related articles and videos. “The narcissist abuses his intimate partner …

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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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Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents

Adult Children of Alcoholics A counseling client of mine has recently discovered after 40 years of unhappy, painful marriage that her husband is an Adult Child of Alcoholics (ACA). Countless trips to therapists and marriage counselors to find out why her husband was emotionally unavailable, angry for no apparent reason, and could never follow through on promises all …

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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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