Category Archives: Addiction

The Narcissistic Abuse Addiction Connection

The Narcissistic Abuse/Addiction Connection When: Friday June 21, 2019 from 6pm-7pm ET Where:The Bob Paff Show on WCBM Radio Who: Randi Fine, Show Guest What: A discussion on live radio about the connection between addiction/alcoholism and childhood narcissistic abuse How … Continue reading

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Recognizing Codependent Behavior

Are You Codependent? Recognizing and Healing From Codependency Written by Randi Fine I am a fully recovered codependent of over thirty years. While in the midst of my disorder, life was a series of one painful, traumatic event after another. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Addictive Personality, 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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