The True Love Poem by David Whyte

The True Love by David Whyte There’s a faith in loving fiercely the one who is rightfully yours especially if you have waited years and especially if part of you never believed you could deserve this loved and beckoning hand held out to you this way. I am thinking of faith now and the testaments of […]

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A Codependent Cannot Be a Narcissist

(except from my book – The Human Magnet Syndrome) Over the last ten years, I have been asked more times than I can count, primarily by codependents, “Can a codependent be a narcissist?” Since these two disorders are opposite in almost every respect, it is impossible to be both at the same time. The complex […]

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Understanding Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome: Ten Tips To Defend Against It

An Excerpt from The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap (2018) Lately, an increasing number of books, articles, blogs, YouTube videos, and social networking sites are focusing on Narcissistic AbuseSyndrome (NAS), also known as Narcissistic Victim Syndrome. Like most newly recognized and understood psychological or relational phenomena, descriptive and diagnostic data must be developed so it can be […]

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The Most Painful of All Disorders: Borderline Personality Disorder

Excerpt from The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap (2018) Borderline Personality Disorder – or “BPD” – may be among the most stigmatized of mental disorders. Currently, there are rumblings in the mental health field about the negative implications of the term itself, as many consider it misleading and fraught with negative associations. BPD […]

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Smiling Skeletons: Releasing Trauma for Self-Love

SMILING SKELETONS By Ross Rosenberg Strolling dreamily down a familiar street in the direction of places long forgotten, I was obliviously drawn to my childhood home. Like a magnet, I was irresistibly pulled in the direction of my home, where lost days, weeks and years were anonymously recorded on a calendar that no one ever […]

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Codependency Anorexia—Starving Oneself of Love

Excerpt from Chapter 7 from “The Human Magnet Syndrome:The Codependent Narcissist Trap (2018).” Codependency anorexia occurs when a codependent surrenders to their lifelong relationship pattern with destructive pathological narcissists. The codependent often transitions to codependency anorexia when they hit bottom and can no longer bear the pain and harm meted out by their narcissist. Paradoxically, as it […]

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The Good-Parent Fantasy – Why Narcissists Need To Have Children

From The Human Magnet Syndrome’s  (2018) Chapter Eight: The Origins of Codependency  Like everything else in their lives, pathologically narcissistic adults need to be parents so they can feel good/better about themselves. Despite their public proclamations, everything is always about, for and because of themselves, and never the child. Having a child allows them to […]

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Self Love Recovery Treatment

The Ten Stage Model of Self-Love Recovery Treatment The following is a condensed introduction of each of the ten stages in my Self-Love Recovery Model. The length of time to complete the Ten Stage Self-Love Recovery Treatment process is between one and two years, depending on many variables. Available Now! The Human Magnet Syndrome: The […]

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