Self-Love Deficit Disorder: An Interview with Ross Rosenberg

WHO WE ARE WHAT WE DO WHY WE DO IT CONNECT BLOG Self-Love Deficit Disorder: An Interview with Ross Rosenberg, M.ED., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Written by Kristin Sunanta Walker on December 1, 2014. Posted in Authors, Behavioral / Mental Health Information, Codependency, Mental Health News Radio, MHNR,Narcissism, Self-Love Deficit Disorder CLICK HERE to view the […]

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The Four Stage Model of Self-Love Deficit Disorder/Codependency Recovery

  The Four Stages of Codependency Recovery are: Stage 1: Setting Boundaries Stage 2: Maintaining Boundaries in a Hostile Environment Stage 3: Building New Relationships Stage 4: Reinforcing/Strengthening New Relationships Like the real Surgeon General’s warning, Ross prepares his clients for the battle of their lifetime. His “Surgeon General’s Warning” is an ethical and moral […]

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Self-Love Deficit Disorder and Self-Love Abundance Pyramids.

Self-Love Deficit Disorder & Self-Love Abundance Pyramids Re-Conceptualizing Codependency Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT   These pyramids represent central concepts in my upcoming book, which will be entitled, “The Codependency Cure: Recovering from Self-Love Deficit Disorder.” The Self-Love Deficit SLDD) Pyramid graphically illustrates the multi-dimensional aspects of the problem.  As I wrote in my book, […]

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Codependency No More! Introducing Self-Love Deficit Disorder. SLD

Codependency No More!  Introducing Self-Love Deficit Disorder Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT 10/28/15   SELF-LOVE DEFICIT DISORDER – SLDD “Codependency” is an outdated term that connotes weakness and emotional fragility, both of which are far from the truth.  The new term should recognize the problem with which all codependents struggle: a deficiency of self-love. […]

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Narcissists Can Love – But Run! Understanding Narcissistic Codependent Love

 Narcissists Can Love – But Run! Understanding Narcissistic Love Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Considering Narcissists have hurt and damaged the lives of so many people, it makes a great deal of sense why there is a proliferation of information, advice, articles and books on the subject of narcissism.  There seems to be a […]

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FINALLY, AN UPDATED and SIMPLIFIED CODEPENDENCY DEFINITION. Codependency Redifined

FINALLY, AN UPDATED and SIMPLIFIED CODEPENDENCY DEFINITION Regrettably, the term “codependency” has been overused, misused & often misunderstood. It has become a caricature of its original meaning. To the general public, the term now implies that a person is weak, needy, clingy & even emotionally sick. Like the term “dysfunctional,” it has been lazily & […]

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A Poem: Codependent Love. By Ross Rosenberg

Codependent Love Codependent love is illogical, transient and shapeless. It resists definition. Defies explanation. Good, bad, healthy, dysfunctional, long-term or fleeting. Here, there and nowhere It is just what it is. It is paradoxical. Pain beckoning hope. Sly like a fox. Pretending to be big, happy and permanent. It’s like a shiny new diamond Larger […]

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Codependency Anorexia: Are You Starving Yourself from Love

Codependency Anorexia: Are You Starving Yourself from Love? 10 Steps to Vulnerable but Healthy & Safe Love  After relationship trauma, some people shut down love. Ross Rosenberg outlines 10 steps for finding love that is vulnerable but also healthy and safe. Codependency Anorexia occurs when a codependent surrenders to their life-long relationship pattern to destructive […]

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