Becoming Comfortable with Being Single

Becoming Comfortable with Being Single

In society today, as it has been for decades, single men are often viewed differently than single women. Men who remain single are seen as freewheeling bachelors who don’t want to be tied down too quickly, while all too often women are still stuck with the spinster...
6 Signs You’re Dating A Narcissist

6 Signs You’re Dating A Narcissist

Have you ever met someone who couldn’t stop talking about themselves? Chances are all of their conversations revolved around how superior they were compared to everyone at their work, in their family, or in their group of friends. And no matter what the subject matter...
Trauma Bonding, Codependency, and Narcissistic Abuse

Trauma Bonding, Codependency, and Narcissistic Abuse

After receiving support through psychotherapy or life coaching, people often find an explanation for behaviors they’ve been struggling with for their entire lives. For example, a codependent person may recognize that his or her relationships have similar...
How You Can Know You Are Being Gaslighted

How You Can Know You Are Being Gaslighted

How You Can Know You Are Being Gaslighted Download here Wake Up Recovery Member ExtraAccess 8 love addiction, codependency, and toxic relationship masterclasses plus access all 10 mindset modules including lessons on living with awareness and mindfulness, evolving...
What Does It Really Mean to Fix Someone in a Relationship?

What Does It Really Mean to Fix Someone in a Relationship?

Everyone likes a fun romantic comedy. Part of the stories’ strengths are that they follow a familiar pattern—there’s the first moment of attraction, a little sexy flirting, the promise of something more. Eventually,  there’s some kind of problem between the couple—a...
Why Codependents Use Denial as a Defense Mechanism

Why Codependents Use Denial as a Defense Mechanism

In many codependent relationships, addiction is part of the relationship. In Ramona M. Asher’s book “Women With Alcoholic Husbands: Ambivalence and the Trap of Codependency,” the issue of the interactive nature of the relationship, the effects of the...

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