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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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THE CRUSHING DOUBLE BIND

Written by Ross Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC. Self-Love Recovery Institute – President/CEOPsychotherapist, Educator, Author, Expert Witness So many people suffering from Self-Love Deficit Disorder (codependency) dream of what it would be like to experience personal and emotional freedom. Freedom that has...
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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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How Do I Know If a Therapist is Right For Me? 10 Signs.

Almost half of all Americans will suffer from mental illness at some point in their life. Finding a good therapist can be a lifeline in times of need and it could be one of the most important, personal decisions...
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When you Unmask a Covert Narcissist, RUN, but Quietly!

By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADCSelf-Love Recovery Institute – President/CEOPsychotherapist, Educator, Author, Expert Witness Covert narcissists are the worst type of narcissists. They thrive by pretending to be something they are not. They pretend to be altruistic, kind, and codependent. Covert narcissists...
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