Category Archives: Codependency

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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Twenty Questions Identify Codependency Issues

Is Codependency a Problem in Your Life and Relationships Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Counselor Take The Quiz To find out if you are suffering from relationship codependency, please answer yes or no to the following twenty questions: Do … Continue reading

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What It Means When a Narcissist Says “I Love You”

What It Means When a Narcissist Says “I Love You” Written by Athena Staik, Ph.D. Dear Codependent Partner, What I’m about to say is not something I’d ever say or admit (to you), because to do so would end the winner-takes-all-game that is … Continue reading

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Emotional Relationship Boundaries

 Photo by Jean-Louis Zimmerman The Importance of Establishing Boundaries in Emotional Relationships This article written by John Stibbs came from the website Hidden Hurt, a UK site devoted to domestic abuse.  With his kind permission I offer it to you. A … Continue reading

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Passive Aggressive Behavior is Covert Abuse

Passive Aggressive Behavior: A Form of Covert Abuse Does passive aggressive behavior have a relationship to domestic abuse? by Cathy Meyer from the online journal Live About What do Passive Aggressive behavior and domestic abuse have in common? When someone … Continue reading

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Through a Simple Twist of Faith, Part Two

Through a Simple Twist of Faith Part two of a three-part article written by Randi Fine Some who suffer adversity have had their lives negatively altered by an identifiable, pivotal event. Others gradually lose their foothold over a period of … 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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Emotionally Needy Friends

Creating Boundaries With Needy Friends Article Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Friendship is one of life’s greatest gifts. It is a fulfilling relationship that is shared by two people who care about each other, trust each other, and … Continue reading

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Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents Learn to be People Pleasers

See column on the right side of this website labeled Narcissistic Personality Disorder  for a complete  list of all NPD related articles and videos. Do I Have To Be Nice To People Who Are Mean To Me? Published August 27, … Continue reading

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