Competition: No Need to Outdo Anyone Other Than Yourself

Competition: No Need to Outdo Anyone Other Than Yourself When asked if I am the competitive type, I realized that the person I compete the most with is myself. In other words, I compete most with the person I want to be. My current self is threatened by the grandiose vision of my future self. […]

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My Favorite 12-Step Acronyms

CLASSIC 12-STEP ACRONYMS DENIAL = Don’t Even Notice I am Lying ANGER = Allowing yourself to Not Get Everything in Recovery BIG BOOK = Believing In God Beats Our Old Knowledge DETACH = Don’t Even Think About Changing Him/Her HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired TIME = Things I Must Earn LIFE = Living in […]

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Smiling Skeletons. A Poem About Healing and Transformation by Ross Rosenberg

Smiling Skeletons (A Poem about Healing and Transformation) By Ross Rosenberg Walking down the usual paths in my life, without a thought, without a plan, I unexpectedly found myself mysteriously drawn toward the direction of my childhood home. This repository of childhood dreams, was barely recognizable and frighteningly familiar. Although ladened with bittersweet memories I […]

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When Today is Yesterday – PTSD

When Today is Yesterday (PTSD) Time moves forward predictably and with precision. Tomorrow can’t be stopped But in the blink of an eye today becomes yesterday Memories once encased in leaden vaults — Formerly sunk to the bottom of a murky abyss. Springing forward into action Releasing the electric charge of the long forgotten moment. […]

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The Human Magnet Syndrome Made the Cover of Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly, familiarly known in the book world as PW and “the bible of the book business,” is a weekly news magazine focused on the international book publishing business. It is targeted at publishers, booksellers, librarians, literary agents, authors and the media. It offers feature articles and news on all aspects of the book business, […]

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Book – Paperback

The Human Magnet Syndrome will help the reader make sense of the ubiquitous attraction that affects each and every person who desires to find the romantic partner of their dreams – and answers why patient, giving and selfless individuals (Codependents) are predictably attracted to self-centered, selfish and controlling partners (Emotional Manipulators). This unique, fresh and […]

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Excerpts from the Human Magnet Syndrome

Excerpts from the Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC “What felt so right, so perfect, would remain that way for no longer than a few months. Despite the rapturous beginning of our supposed soul-mate experience, the relationship would inevitably crash and burn. The hot flames […]

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