codependency

And what to do if you find yourself in one.
Are you always the giver and your partner always the taker?
As a Twelve-Step recovery coach I’ve found the journals I kept during the years I dated a narcissist to be an incredibly
Nicole and Danny have been married just a year, but say married life has been anything but blissful for the newlyweds, and
Although I wasn't excited about the prospect of talking shop at that moment, I tapped into a well of energy and enthusiasm
You may have the same Malfunctioning Manspeak Translator in your head. Let me know if you relate to any of these common phrases. (And, since misunderstanding is often a two-way street, I also include the Accurate Manspeak Translation.)
Compared to overt narcissists, covert narcissists are more reserved and composed. By not advertising their deeper narcissistic
Although the codependent parent is harmed by their narcissistic partner, their codependency should not be considered a valid excuse for not protecting their children.
In this day and age we live our lives online. And of course this naturally extends to our romantic lives whether that be dating, married or in a committed relationship. This has happened so quickly that we haven't necessarily taken the precautions to protect ourselves. And because we live our lives online, it is only natural that our romantic encounters, relationships and prospects also have an online existence.
As families move from a caregiving mindset to a caretaking one, failure to launch is becoming increasingly common.