Why Do Opposites Attract? Codependents & Narcissists. Continuum of Self Theory (of the Human Magnet Syndrome)

EXPLAINING WHY OPPOSITES ATTRACT by Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Click Here for the Original Article on Counseling Today’s Website         The most potent of love potions, “romantic chemistry,” draws lovers into a trancelike experience that results in a steamy dance of infatuation, intrigue and sexual desire. Romantic chemistry, or the […]

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Articles Written by Author Ross Rosenberg

Explaining Why Opposites Attract (The Continuum of Self Theory) The Dance Between Codependents and Narcissists Reinventing Codependency/Recovering From Self-Love Deficit Disorder Unmasking Your Counterfeit Friend, The Covert Narcissist Codependents Also Hurt Their Children Paleotherapy and Invisible Trauma: 11 Tips to Heal Tinder and Human Nature  The ‘Golden Rule’ of the Helping Professions Shame Excavation (Unearthing […]

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Codependency Redefined! The New Codependency Definition

Codependency is Problematic Codependency is a problematic relationship orientation which involves the habitual and reflexive relinquishing of power and control to individuals who are either addicted or who are pathologically narcissistic.  As a result of their compulsive and repeated attraction to narcissists and/or addicts, they try, but rarely obtain, mutuality and reciprocity in their relationships.  […]

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Can a Sex Addict Also be a Codependent? The Co-Occurrence of Sex Addiction and Codependency

    Can A Sex Addict Also Be A Codependent?   The Co- Occurrence of Sex Addiction and Codependency Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Candidate In my 27 years working with addicts and codependents, I rarely have come across a completely healthy partner of an addict, who did not carry some responsibility for the […]

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Tinder and Human Nature: How & Why Tinder Works

Tinder and Human Nature: Understanding How Tinder Works Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Candidate Posted: 12/31/1969 7:00 pm EST Updated: 0 minutes ago Print Article “Chemistry” is not just the inexplicable adrenaline-charged sensation when two would-be lovers meet. It is “the igniter, the catalyst (K. Newman 2014)” for all forms of intense, exhilarating, and desirous relationships. I […]

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Is Your Life Plagued by Loneliness. Tips to Overcome It

 Is Your Life Plagued by Loneliness.  Tips to Overcome It By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Candidate All too often in my psychotherapy practice, I have heard gut-wrenching stories of profound and deep loneliness. My personal and professional experiences with loneliness have moved me to better understand and treat this multi-dimensional problem. Simply defined, […]

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