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Twenty Questions Identify Codependency Issues

Codependency Quiz 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 you put others’ feelings, desires and needs before your own? Are you drawn …

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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 years. Though unaware that it was happening while it was happening, I experienced the latter. …

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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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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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Relationship Codependency Exposed

Excerpted from the April 21, 2011 A Fine Time for Healing show Relationship Codependency: The Curable Addiction, by Randi Fine Roughly 100 million Americans suffer the effects of codependency today. Relationship codependency is often referred to as the “White Knight” syndrome, because the codependent tends to be a rescuer. Codependency is a commonly and loosely …

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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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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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