Loneliness Is The Glue that Binds Codependents to Narcissists – Rosenberg

          I created this for our upcoming April 25 training with Joyce Marter, LCPC Psychotherapist, Author & Speaker and Michele Lowrance. The Trauma of Divorce: Healing and Empowering Strategies.  My portion of the training is entitled: “Reversing the Human Magnet Syndrome: Breaking Free From a Toxic Marriage” More info about the training: http://goo.gl/dasxRp

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4 Stages of Codependency Recovery. 4 Stages of Codependency Treatment

My latest video on codependency, 4 Stages of Codependency Recovery, outlines steps of the recovery process.

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BeYOUtiful. A Hard But Necessary Lesson to Learn

A lesson that many of us repeatedly learn over and over again! We can’t force people to like us. All we can do is be the very best version of ourselves and befriend people who can love us for who we really are.  Unconditional love of our genuine self is precious. Not being appreciated by people because you tried too hard to make it happen is the perpetual self-fulfilling prophesy that is the core of …

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Ron Ross, Collumnist and Radio Host, Uses My Loneliness Article

   

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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, loneliness is a condition of relational disconnection, social awkwardness and prolonged bouts of solitude. Lonely people often struggle with anxiety …

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The Dance between Codependents and Narcissists

The Dance between Codependents and Narcissists Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Candidate We therapists live for moments when everything “clicks” and our client arrives at an understanding that, until that moment, had eluded him. There is nothing more rewarding than when a well-placed analogy or metaphor creates the breakthrough moment.  When spot-on, the resulting “light bulb” reaction or “aha” moment is priceless!   Of all of the metaphors I use in psychotherapy, “the dance” …

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Learning to Fly Poem by Ross Rosenberg

LEARNING TO FLY Crack! Out of the canon I shoot In a single split second I explode outwards Upwards Into the great unknown space Toward places never before dreamt of As I rise to new heights Glide toward the heavens I am liberated to move in new directions To explore what has been hidden And to rewrite my life story The clouds are now are my destination Birds my neighbors And the altitude my friend …

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Coping With Loneliness During the Holidays. Ross Rosenberg Interviewed for this Article

Coping With Loneliness During the Holidays By MARGARITA TARTAKOVSKY, M.S. Pysch Central.com Associate Editor  Loneliness is common during the holidays. Empty nesters, the elderly and individuals who are grieving — the loss of a loved one or a relationship — may be particularly vulnerable to feelings of loneliness, according to psychotherapist Joyce Marter, LCPC. Expectations are high, and comparisons run rampant. “Many people feel tremendous pressure to be happy and socially connected.” There’s a prevailing sense …

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Is Your Relationship Mathematically Sound? 8 Tips to Making It Healthier

“If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.”  ― John von Neumann Mr. Glover, my high school algebra teacher, who failed me, would be so proud. Despite my life-long adversarial relationship with math, I surprisingly rely on it to describe healthy and unhealthy relationships in my book, The Human Magnet Syndrome. The theory I created uses simple math to illustrate the magnet-like properties of dysfunctional …

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The Human Magnet Song. By Joanna Sternberg

The Human Magnet Song.  By Joanna Sternberg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoOk3MrlHPA The Human Magnet Song.  By Joanna Sternberg I felt your magnet pull me near as my whole body quaked with fear the minute I met you. Your human magnet had a force that I was blinded by. Of course now I must forget you. Chorus: This moment of our lives will not happen again I wish to be apart from the moment we began I know that …

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The Human Magnet Syndrome - provides answers to why patient, giving and selfless individuals (codependents) are predictably attracted to self-centered, selfish and controlling partners (emotional manipulators).

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