About Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT
Darlene Lancer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and expert on relationships and codependency. She’s the author of Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Freeing the True You and Codependency for Dummies and six ebooks, including: 10 Steps to Self-Esteem, How To Speak Your Mind - Become Assertive and Set Limits, Dealing with a Narcissist: 8 Steps to Raise Self-Esteem and Set Boundaries with Difficult People, and Freedom from Guilt and Blame - Finding Self-Forgiveness, available on her website and Amazon. Ms. Lancer has counseled individuals and couples for 28 years and coaches internationally. She’s a sought-after speaker in media and at professional conferences. Her articles appear in professional journals and Internet mental health websites, including on her own, where you can get a free copy of “14 Tips for Letting Go.” Find her on Youtube.com, Soundcloud, Twitter @darlenelancer, and at www.Facebook.com/codependencyrecovery.
Articles by Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT:
Can Narcissism Be Healthy? Does It Differ from Self-Love?
My Shame Experience
Why Do We Love an Abuser?
8 Reasons You’ve Been Ghosted
Trauma After Abuse
A Relationship as a Spiritual Path
Tactics Manipulators Use to Win and Confuse You
What Is Self-Esteem?
Why Narcissists Act the Way They Do
How to Leave a Narcissist or Abuser
Meeting Your Needs Is the Key to Happiness
Narcissists and Abusers Use This to Target Empaths
What Is Imposter Syndrome?
What Is a Covert Narcissist?
Signs a Narcissist Is Playing Games and Why
Beware of the Dark Triad
How to Spot a Narcissist
Why We Believe Fake News
Love Bombing as a Narcissistic Attachment Style
Deprogramming Codependent Brainwashing
Are Your Parents Toxic?
Can a Narcissist Love?
Reality Isn’t Always What You Think! How Cognitive Distortions Harm Us
Confronting Narcissistic Abuse
Do I Have to Lose Me to Love You?
Discovering Your True Self — Who You Really Are
5 Mistakes to Never Make with an Abuser
The Psychology of Romantic Love
5 Red Flags and Blind Spots in Dating a Narcissist
Signs of Gaslighting and the Cost
Male Sexual Shame and Objectification of Women
Narcissus and Echo: The Myth and Tragedy of Relationships with Narcissists
When a Narcissist Is Also Codependent
The Trauma of Children of Addicts and Alcoholics
4 Self-Care Techniques that Can Change Your Life
6 Steps to Being Authentic
Marriage After Sobriety
What Triggers You?
Codependency is Based on Fake Facts
Codependency Causes Anger and Resentment: 8 Tips on Anger Management
Relationship Killers: Anger and Resentment
The Cost of Secrets and Lies
Dreams: Your Inner Guidance
Codependency Addiction: Stages of Disease and Recovery
Are You Dealing with a Sociopath or a Narcissist?
The Challenge of Forgiveness
Codependency, Addiction, and Emptiness
Sons of Narcissistic Fathers
Trauma and Codependency
Picking up the Pieces After the Betrayal of Cheating