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The Catch-22 of Gaslighting: Making the Effect the Cause

The song by The White Stripes, Effect and Cause, painfully illustrates the catch-22 trap that Pathological Narcissists ensnare their Self-Love Deficient/SLD (codependent) victims in.  In this song, the person tries to hold the gaslighter accountable, but he (or she)...
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Smiling Skeletons: Releasing Trauma for Self-Love

SMILING SKELETONS By Ross Rosenberg Strolling dreamily down a familiar street in the direction of places long forgotten, I was obliviously drawn to my childhood home. Like a magnet, I was irresistibly pulled in the direction of my home,...
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Self-Love Recovery Treatment

The Ten Stages Model of Self-Love Recovery Treatment The following is a condensed introduction of each of the ten stages in my Self-Love Recovery Model. The length of time to complete the Ten Stage Self-Love Recovery Treatment process is...
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DROP THE BATON! From Rosenberg’s New Book: “More of the Human Magnet Syndrome” Published on Book (1/1/18)

 DROP THE BATON! From the conclusion of Ross’s new book, “Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap” Published on 1/1/18.  ADVANCED ORDER at   SelfLoveRecovery.com We must end the scourge of codependency, if not for ourselves, then for our children and...
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You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide (From Your Own Self-Love Deficit Disorder)

YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU CAN’T HIDE, by Ross Rosenberg Breaking up, quitting or divorcing, will not, by itself, solve your narcissistic abuse problems.  Because the problem is within, not around you, there is no escape.  Therefore, when you...
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NARCISSITIC INJURIES: What They Are And How To Protect Yourself From Them

  NARCISSISTIC INJURIES: What They Are And How To Protect Yourself From Them   Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT   A narcissistic injury occurs when narcissists react negatively to perceived or real criticism or judgment, boundaries placed on...
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Book Reviews

Amazon Review, Emotional Manipulation and The Human Magnet Syndrome

I decided to publish both the review and my response to it to further educate others on the topics discussed in both my book The Human Magnet Syndrome, and my work that followed it. First, I present you the...
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IT’S NOT ABOUT ME, IT’S ABOUT YOU! A Self-Love Recovery Exercise

This video introduces the It’s Not About Me, It’s About You Technique. It is a creative solution in managing one’s insecure and self-love deficit driven thoughts and self-analysis.  Unfortunately, too many people assume what ever angers, disappoints, or annoys...
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Codependency Anorexia: Are You Starving Yourself from Love?

Codependency Anorexia is a logical solution for people with Self-Love Deficit Disorder™ (SLDD) who are hopelessly addicted to dangerously attractive narcissists.  As a last-ditch protective strategy, the desperate codependent (SLD™) shuts down their innate and natural impulse to fall...
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Hitting Bottom: When The End Greets the Beginning

By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed, LCPC, CADCPsychotherapist, Author, Educator, Expert Witness I wrote this twenty years ago, when I had hit what I thought was the bottom of my life.  The poem helped me put into words the trauma i had endured while in...
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