On Becoming (On Self-Love Recovery)

ON BECOMING As you move forward in self-love recovery, you will discover self-love in small, gradual steps forward. You are the accumulation of your new self. You are the becoming of self-love abundance. Ross Rosenberg, 2017 www.SelfLoveRecovery.com        

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SMILING SKELETONS POEM by Ross Rosenberg. Healing from Childhood Trauma. Letting Go of the Past.

  This poem reflects a latter portion of a healing process that many codependents, or those with Self-Love Deficit Disorder, choose to take. It illustrates the very important psychological milestone when a Codependent or SLD (Self-Love Deficient) is ready to face-down their consciously forgotten childhood trauma (repressed memories),  in order to accept the sad and […]

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Stop Trying to Change the Malignant Narcissist (Why You Should Never Give A Narcissist My Book).

Stop Trying to Change the Malignant Narcissist Published on PsychCenral.com By Ross Rosenberg, MEd, LCPC, CACD, CSAT ~ 4 min read I am so grateful to the many people who have told me that my book The Human Magnet Syndrome was life-changing. Having such a positive impact on the human condition is my teenager “gonna […]

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Excerpts from The Codependency Cure: Recovering from Self-Love Deficit Disorder Book Proposal

Excerpts from The Codependency Cure: Recovering from Self-Love Deficit Disorder Book Proposal Chapter 3: “CODEPENDENCY” NO MORE – THE SELF LOVE DEFICIT DISORDER STORY Discovery Phase V – Core Shame Pathological Loneliness At age 43, about two years after my humiliating second divorce, my life spiraled out of control and seemed be irrevocably reduced to […]

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Poem: On Becoming a Rose: The Journey to Self-Love

ON BECOMING A ROSE: THE JOURNEY TO SELF-LOVE  Inspired by Anaïs Nin.  “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” Breaking through to self-love is the most difficult journey for paralyzed and anxious rose bud people, whose roots are deeply […]

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Building Your Dream Home – The Importance of Self-Love

Building Your Dream Home – The Importance of Self-Love By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~ Anaïs Nin in a metaphorically dilapidated and dangerous home that fools us into believing it […]

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Invisible Trauma and Paleotherapy. 11 Tips to Heal

Paleotherapy and Invisible Trauma.  11 Tips to Heal By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT When treating trauma victims (and trauma survivors), I conceptualize trauma as a metaphorical invisible wound that is shamefully hidden from others.  Many trauma victims hold onto the irrational belief that, by telling someone their story, they would be taking an […]

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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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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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