Introduction: The Codependency Cure: Reversing the Human Magnet Syndrome (Submitted with Book Proposal)

INTRODUCTION TO ROSS ROSENBERG’S THE “HUMAN MAGNET SYNDROME” (HMS) One would think that after the sweat and toil of writing my first book, the second one would flow freely and easily.  After all, I have been ruminating about it since 1988 – the beginning of my psychotherapy career.  Actually, to be completely honest, I began […]

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Online Infidelity: Identifying, and Dealing with, Cyber Affairs. Jen Weigel/Chicago Tribune Interviews Ross Rosenberg

Online Infidelity: Identifying, and Dealing with Cyber Affairs By Jenniffer Weigel – Chicago Tribune I was co-hosting a company-sponsored discussion last fall, open to the public, about coping with divorce. A member of the audience shared with the group that he had discovered his wife was involved in a cyber affair. “Is that considered cheating?” he asked […]

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Expert Panel Discussion w/ Harville Hendrix, Ross Rosenberg, Helen Hunt, Jamie Turndoff and Tracy B. Richards

This is a YourTango Experts production.  It is comprised of six short videos that were shot with Harville Hendrix, his wife Helen Hunt, Tracy B Richards and Jamie Turndorf.  I cannot say enough about the honor of being a part of this project!  I cannot emphasize enough how wonderful of experience this was for me. Being […]

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Ross Rosenberg – The Illinois Counseling Association’s Outstanding Professional Counseling Publication Award

Ross Rosenberg, LCPC, CADC, CSAT Candidate is the recipient of The 2014 Wendell S. Dysinger Award: Outstanding Professional Counseling Publication Established by ICA in 1983 to honor and recognize the professional counseling contributions made by Dr.Wendell S. Dysinger, one of ICA’s founders. The outstanding professional counseling publication award is given to person(s) for an outstanding published […]

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Codependency Redefined! The New Codependency Definition

Codependency is Problematic Codependency is a problematic relationship orientation which involves the habitual and reflexive relinquishing of power and control to individuals who are either addicted or who are pathologically narcissistic.  As a result of their compulsive and repeated attraction to narcissists and/or addicts, they try, but rarely obtain, mutuality and reciprocity in their relationships.  […]

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Can a Sex Addict Also be a Codependent? The Co-Occurrence of Sex Addiction and Codependency

    Can A Sex Addict Also Be A Codependent?   The Co- Occurrence of Sex Addiction and Codependency Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Candidate In my 27 years working with addicts and codependents, I rarely have come across a completely healthy partner of an addict, who did not carry some responsibility for the […]

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Tinder and Human Nature: How & Why Tinder Works

Tinder and Human Nature: Understanding How Tinder Works Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Candidate Posted: 12/31/1969 7:00 pm EST Updated: 0 minutes ago Print Article “Chemistry” is not just the inexplicable adrenaline-charged sensation when two would-be lovers meet. It is “the igniter, the catalyst (K. Newman 2014)” for all forms of intense, exhilarating, and desirous relationships. I […]

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