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When Selfish Is Actually Self-Love.

  WHEN “SELFISH” IS REALLY GOOD It is GOOD for SLD’s (Self-Love Deficients or codependents) to be selfish. It is like learning to ride a bike. Doing something for yourself and not caring what people think is a dangerous...
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Codependency Categories: Active, Passive and Anorexic Codependents

By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADCSelf-Love Recovery Institute – President/CEOPsychotherapist, Educator, Author, Expert Witness Active and Passive Codependency As a direct result of the codependents questioning themselves about being a narcissist, I categorized codependency into two sub-types: passive and active.  Although all...
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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...
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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...
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Opposites Attract: The Continuum of Self Theory

Why Opposites Attract: Introducing The Continuum of Self Theory Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT The most potent of love potions, “romantic chemistry,” draws lovers into a trance-like experience that results in a steamy dance of infatuation, intrigue and...
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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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Relationship Circle – Moving Closer or Further Away

This diagram will be in my upcoming book, The Codependency Cure: Self-Love Deficit Disorder Recovery. It was inspired my a dear friend Karen Kaplan who wrote the incredible book, Descendants of Rajgrod: Learning to Forgive. The Relationship Circle Diagram...
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“EMPATHS” ARE DIFFERENT FROM CODEPENDENTS

By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADCSelf-Love Recovery Institute – President/CEOPsychotherapist, Educator, Author, Expert Witness I have to be honest, I do not like when the term “empath” is used interchangeably with “codependent.” “Empath,” which has its origins in the spiritual and metaphysical...
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Codependency No More! Introducing Self-Love Deficit Disorder. SLD

Codependency No More!  Introducing Self-Love Deficit Disorder Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT 10/28/15   SELF-LOVE DEFICIT DISORDER – SLDD “Codependency” is an outdated term that connotes weakness and emotional fragility, both of which are far from the truth....
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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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