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The Goose Allegory: When Leaving Saves Your Life, But Breaks Your Heart

The Goose Allegory: When Leaving Saves Your Life, But Breaks Your Heart Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT I first came across this allegorical story about self-love, courage and risk 28 years ago when I began my psychotherapy career...
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Codependents Also Hurt Their Children

CODEPENDENTS ALSO HURT THEIR CHILDREN Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Although the codependent parent is harmed by their narcissistic partner, their codependency should not be considered a valid excuse for not protecting their children. Even with the all-powerful Human...
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Online Dating Apps Have It All Wrong

Ross Rosenberg reveals the hidden truth behind relationship chemistry Have you been working on your online dating profile? Posing for the perfect selfie? Finding the exact right words to describe your wonderful self? Sadly, and unfortunately, all of the...
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Self-Love Deficit Disorder: An Interview with Ross Rosenberg

WHO WE ARE WHAT WE DO WHY WE DO IT CONNECT BLOG Self-Love Deficit Disorder: An Interview with Ross Rosenberg, M.ED., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Written by Kristin Sunanta Walker on December 1, 2014. Posted in Authors, Behavioral / Mental...
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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...
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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...
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Narcissists Can Love – But Run! Narcissistic Love

By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC Self-Love Recovery Institute – President/CEOPsychotherapist, Educator, Author, Expert Witness Considering Narcissists have hurt so many people, it makes sense why there is a proliferation of information, articles and books on narcissism.  There seems...
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FINALLY, AN UPDATED and SIMPLIFIED CODEPENDENCY DEFINITION. Codependency Redifined

FINALLY, AN UPDATED and SIMPLIFIED CODEPENDENCY DEFINITION Regrettably, the term “codependency” has been overused, misused & often misunderstood. It has become a caricature of its original meaning. To the general public, the term now implies that a person is...
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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...
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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...
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