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Gaslighting 101: Signs, Symptoms, and Recovery

Gas lighting is a malicious and hidden form of mental and emotional abuse, designed to plant seeds of self-doubt and ...

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Narcissus and Echo: The Myth and Tragedy of Relationships with Narcissists

Narcissus and Echo were tragic Greek characters in a story told by the Roman poet Ovid in Metamorphoses. This poignant ...

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Narcissists are Codependent, too.

An article written by Written By: Darlene Lancer: Writers often distinguish narcissists and codependents as opposites, but surprisingly, though their outward behavior ...

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The Trauma of Children of Addicts and Alcoholics

An article written by Written By: Darlene Lancer: Living with an addict (including alcoholics) can feel like life in a war zone. ...

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6 Steps to Being Authentic

Authenticity reveals our humanity and allows us to connect with others. For most of us, shame and self-doubt has caused ...

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Marriage After Sobriety

When long-awaited sobriety finally arrives, partners expect their past relationship problems will disappear. Often, there is a “honeymoon” period when ...

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Getting Triggered and Over-Reacting – What You Can Do About It

Getting “triggered,” or getting our “buttons” pushed, is an opportunity to heal and grow. The more hurts we've endured and ...

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Codependency is based on Fake Facts

Codependency is based on a lie. Its symptoms develop to cope with the deep, but false and painful belief – ...

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Relationship Killers:  Anger and Resentment

Anger hurts. It’s a reaction to not getting what we want or need. Anger escalates to rage when we feel ...

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The Cost of Secrets and Lies

An article written by Darlen Lancer: Trust is a fragile. Secrets and lies jeopardize trust and can damage us and our relationships ...

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