Codependency

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 want only the best for each other. A good friendship is honest, loyal, and truthful; …

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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, 2011 by Karyl McBride, Ph.D. in The Legacy of Distorted Love In the narcissistic family, it’s all about …

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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 Narcissist Relationship Dance

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 Relationship Dance Between Codependents & Narcissists Written by Ross Rosenberg, MEd, LCPC, CADC The inherently dysfunctional “codependency dance” requires two opposite but distinctly balanced partners: the pleaser/fixer (codependent) and the taker/controller …

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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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Kindness Codependency Contrasted

The Difference Between Kindness and Codependency Written by Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D. “I just want to show people I love that I care, but I end up feeling resentful when they don’t do the same for me in return. If only people were as considerate toward me as I am toward them, I’d be a …

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Six Red Flags Demonstrate Codependency

Exerpted from the article, Are You in a Codependent Relationship? by Eric Metcalf, MPH WebMD Feature  Red Flag No. 1 Do you become obsessed with fixing and rescuing needy people? “Codependents are more oriented to other people’s reality than their own,” Cannon explains. “They can tell you what everybody else is feeling or needing but have no earthly …

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