Addiction

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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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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