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Building Your Dream Home – The Importance of Self-Love

Recovery from Self-Love Deficit Disorder/codependency cannot be rushed.  Many of us have lived in or currently live in a metaphorically dilapidated and dangerous home that fools us into believing it protects us from the risk of harm and danger. As...
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Codependency: Don’t Dance!

The inherently dysfunctional “codependency dance” requires two opposite but balanced partners: a pleasing, giving codependent and the needy controlling narcissist. Like a champion dance partnership, the dancing roles are perfectly matched: the leader needs the follower and vice versa....
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Codependent Parental Neglect

Written by Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADCSelf-Love Recovery Institute – President/CEOPsychotherapist, Educator, Author, Expert Witness The aim of this article is to neither shame nor blame codependent parents who participate in their family’s dysfunction but rather to provide codependency recovery-specific information as...
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“Induced Conversation” is Narcissist’s Most Potent Weapon

The most effective of all the narcissists manipulative strategies is “Induced Conversation.” Especially when breaking down a no-contact initiative or when trying to hoover (suck back into the relationship) the codependent. For codependents to not get sucked back into...
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The Five Love Languages Doesn’t Work with Codependents & Narcissists

In this video Ross explains the danger of applying Gary Chapman’s “Five Love Languages” concepts to codependents (Self-Love Deficients/SLD’s) and Pathological Narcissists when in marital/couples therapy. Although this book is universally helpful to the majority of people, it can...
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Understanding Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome: Ten Tips To Defend Against It

An Excerpt from The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap (2018) Lately, an increasing number of books, articles, blogs, YouTube videos, and social networking sites are focusing on Narcissistic AbuseSyndrome (NAS), also known as Narcissistic Victim Syndrome. Like most newly recognized...
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Codependency Anorexia—Starving Oneself of Love

Excerpt from Chapter 7 from “The Human Magnet Syndrome:The Codependent Narcissist Trap (2018).” Codependency anorexia occurs when a codependent surrenders to their lifelong relationship pattern with destructive pathological narcissists. The codependent often transitions to codependency anorexia when they hit bottom and...
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                  By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed, LCPC, CADCPsychotherapist, Author, Educator, Expert Witness For more information about Ross Rosenberg’s services, educational and self-help resources, please visit https://www.selfloverecovery.com/ or write us at help@selfloverecovery.com...
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