The Codependent/Narcissist Dance: The Perfect Partnership

The Codependent/Narcissist Dance: The Perfect Partnership Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC www.HumanMagnetSyndrome.com http://www.AdvancedClinicalTrainers.com   The inherently dysfunctional “codependency dance” requires two opposite but balanced partners: a pleasing, giving codependent and the needy controlling narcissist.  Like a champion dance partnership, the dancing roles are perfectly matched: the leader needs the follower, and vice versa.  Or, in […]

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Are You Vitamin L (Love) Deficient? Did Your Parent Deprive You of Nurturing?

  ARE YOU VITAMIN “L” DEFICIENT? Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT  Sadly, illnesses caused by low or absent levels of essential nutrients, minerals and vitamin are pervasive in the world in which we live.  Such deficiencies more negatively impact children than adults, as a child’s future physiological and neurological health requires a steady stream […]

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Online Infidelity: Identifying, and Dealing with, Cyber Affairs. Jen Weigel/Chicago Tribune Interviews Ross Rosenberg

Online Infidelity: Identifying, and Dealing with Cyber Affairs By Jenniffer Weigel – Chicago Tribune I was co-hosting a company-sponsored discussion last fall, open to the public, about coping with divorce. A member of the audience shared with the group that he had discovered his wife was involved in a cyber affair. “Is that considered cheating?” he asked […]

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Expert Panel Discussion w/ Harville Hendrix, Ross Rosenberg, Helen Hunt, Jamie Turndoff and Tracy B. Richards

This is a YourTango Experts production.  It is comprised of six short videos that were shot with Harville Hendrix, his wife Helen Hunt, Tracy B Richards and Jamie Turndorf.  I cannot say enough about the honor of being a part of this project!  I cannot emphasize enough how wonderful of experience this was for me. Being […]

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The Continuum of Self Theory: Opposite Attraction Explained

The Continuum of Self Theory: Opposite Attraction Explained The most potent of love potions, “romantic chemistry,” draws lovers into a trance-like experience that results in a steamy dance of infatuation, intrigue and sexual desire.  Romantic chemistry, or the “urge to merge,” controls our rational mind, so much so that lessons learned and pledges made are […]

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My Basic Definition of Codependency. Codependency Defined

My friend Melody Beattie (author of about 15 books, including Codependent No More) asked me for my simplest definition of codependency. What an honor! Here it is: Codependency Definition: “Codependency is a psychological condition that is manifested in a relationships. Codependents give a great deal more love, care and respect (LRC) from others than they […]

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