Why Opposites Attract: Introducing The Continuum of Self Theory

Why Opposites Attract: Introducing The Continuum of Self Theory Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Originally appeared in Counseling Today at http://wp.me/p2BxKN-3Vv 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 “urgeto merge,” typically controls […]

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Narcissists Do Not Like Psychotherapy

  Narcissists Do Not Like Therapy NPD’s, in or out of therapy, frequently deny personal responsibility when blamed for a problem. A person diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) resists seeking psychotherapy. The NPD’s tendency to blame others and deny responsibility for their mistakes, misdeeds and/or problems, inhibits the experience of cognitive dissonance or the […]

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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Disorder Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT 10/28/15   SELF-LOVE DEFICIT DISORDER – SLDD “Codependency” is an outdated term that connotes weakness and emotional fragility, both of which are far from the truth.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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The Song: What Makes A Narcissist Tick (A Comment on a Modern Plague)

The other day I received an email from a man who listened to one of my YouTube videos about Narcissism/Emotional Manipulation.  He described that his healing journey from a narcissistic partner included writing songs.  This song, captures the mental and emotional capacity of a narcissist.  It is sweetly honest and painful.  I really respect Mr. Payne for his […]

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