How To Recover From Codependency: Find That Part Of You That Was Lost

Codependents gain a lot of strength from what they do for others. In fact, it is an essential process for them if they are to feel good about themselves. It is a never-ending quest for connection that unless unchecked, will lead to disappointment, rejection and the feeling of self-blame. We use the term Codependent more and more often in our description of relationships and especially dysfunctional relationships. However, what is it like to be codependent on a daily basis? I believe it differs depending on which side of the narcissist/codependent fence you are…

Top Post Of 2020: Emotional Incest And The Golden Child

2020 was a year to forget and anything that could help us get through was welcome. Before the pandemic, however, we had other things on our minds as the post below shows. Of all the posts I published in 2020, the one below was the most popular by far. It looks at the complex relationship and parenting issue named emotional incest and how this can be complicated with one parent being a narcissist. I hope you enjoy reading it again…