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Recovery from Codependency

Codependency is often thought of as a relationship problem and considered by many to be a disease. In the past, it was applied to relationships with alcoholics and drug...
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White Elephants

As I cried, I wanted to believe it was the alcohol that induced Mom’s words.  I had to believe it was the alcohol.  I don’t want them.  The words...
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Problems of Codependents

Everyone laughs when I tell them that I wrote Codependency for Dummies. But codependency is no laughing matter. It causes serious pain and affects the majority of Americans —...
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Do You Love a Narcissist?

It’s easy to fall in love with narcissists. Their charm, talent, success, beauty, and charisma cast a spell, along with scintillating conversation, compliments toward and maybe even apparent interest...
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Raising Assertive Kids

Assertiveness isn’t necessarily innate. While it might come naturally to some people, it’s largely a skill — and an important one at that for both adults and kids. According...
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Trauma Essentials: The Go-To Guide

Trauma Essentials: The Go-To Guide by Babette Rothschild is a reference book for clinician and client alike. Rothschild has successfully taken the enormously complex subject of trauma therapy and...
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Women Who Love Psychopaths

This book has many reasons to recommend it. Two are most powerful. First, its postulation through neuroscientific indications that the psychopath’s brain is genetically different from his fellows and...
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