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Disorder Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT 10/28/15   SELF-LOVE DEFICIT DISORDER – SLDD “Codependency” is an outdated term that connotes weakness and emotional fragility, both of which are far from the truth.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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Malignant Narcissism (from The Human Magnet Syndrome 2013)

Malignant Narcissism (from Rosenberg’s Human Magnet Syndrome Book 2013) Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT In 1984, Dr. Otto Kernberg, a Cornell University psychoanalyst, coined the diagnostic term “malignant narcissism.” Kernberg believed that there is a narcissism continuum, with NPD at the low end, and malignant narcissism with psychopathic features at the high end. Malignant narcissism […]

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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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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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The Codependent/Narcissist Dance: The Perfect Partnership. Revised Essay. Expert

The Codependent/Narcissist Dance: The Perfect Partnership Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC www.HumanMagnetSyndrome.com www.AdvancedClinicalTrainers.com Click Here to Download the Essay 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, […]

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The “Surgeon General’s” Warning for Codependency Recovery. The Codependency Cure Book Excerpt.

The “Surgeon General’s” Warning for Codependency Recovery. By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT From the Upcoming Book, The Codependency Cure: Breaking Free From Narcissists Codependency recovery has the capacity to change your life.  My writings and YouTube videos are intended to inspire, motivate and guide you on a journey to solve and overcome the […]

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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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