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Deprogramming Codependent Brainwashing

Codependency is based on false, dysfunctional beliefs that are learned from our parents and environment. Recovery entails changing those beliefs, ...

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Are Your Parents Toxic?

Toxic relationships include relationships with toxic parents. Typically, they do not treat their children with respect as individuals. They won’t ...

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Reality Isn’t What You Think!

We all see reality through a personal lens shaped by our beliefs, culture, religion, and experiences. The movie Roshomon was ...

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Do I have to Lose Me to Love You?

 As codependents we lose ourselves in relationships, unaware that losing our Self is the greatest despair. When the relationship inevitably ...

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Discover Your True Authentic Self

 Codependents often wonder what is normal. They feel insecure and wonder how others perceive them. Many tell me they don’t ...

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5 Red Flags and Blind Spots in Dating a Narcissist

People are easily charmed by a narcissist, especially codependents. Narcissists can be beguiling and charismatic. In fact, one study showed ...

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Why Romance Turns Toxic

 To codependents, love is perhaps the highest ideal. Relationships give our lives meaning and purpose. They enliven and motivate us, ...

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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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