Codependents Can be Manipulators. Categorizing Codependency – Active vs. Passive. Expert

A New Codependency Category: Active versus Passive Codependents. Codependency Sub-types Codependency is a problematic relationship orientation which involves the relinquishing of power and control to individuals who are either addicted or who have one of the three emotional manipulation personality disorders. In other words, codependents habitually find themselves in relationships with egotistic, self-centered, selfish, and/or […]

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LOVE ADDICTION, CODEPENDENCY AND INTERNET DATING

LOVE ADDICTION, CODEPENDENCY AND INTERNET DATING Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC Author of the Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us For the love addict and codependent, Internet dating sites are the crack cocaine of romantic exploration.  Although the love addict consciously wants true and everlasting love, they are drawn to the […]

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The Will to Survive: Poem and Photo by Ross Rosenberg

The Will to Survive The old oak tree stands tall but crooked. It’s cracked, coarse, creviced surface. reflects the assault of the seasons The rain, heat and snow of seasons yonder grate at its surface with diamond sharp teeth. Digging in Leaving permanent marks. In defiance the tree stretches, Grows and moves skyward. Its roots […]

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The “Golden Rule” of the Helping Professions. Moods Magazine Article by Ross Rosenberg

The “Golden Rule” of the Helping Professions.  Moods Magazine Article by Ross Rosenberg View the article on Moods Magazine’s Website Adapted from the book, The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt us By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC It is a common belief within the mental health field that a psychotherapist’s competence […]

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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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