January 03, 2010
With the current interest in mental health topics, a mental health language has emerged with words such as manipulation, boundaries, limits, rescuing, dependence, and codependence. Many people are ..
July 21, 2008
Let's talk about me. . . lets talk about I, me, mine, my. . . oy vey. . . . Ashley's long-time friend was in another tumultuous and toxic relationship. Brenda constantly asked Ashley for advice with .
July 20, 2008
What is happening to our Christian families? Codependency has become a major dysfunction. Families are experiencing a famine in the area of healthy nurturing. Let's begin to break generational cycles .
July 17, 2008
Emotional infidelity occurs when you or your partner become emotionally connected with someone outside your relationship, either in person or on the Internet. How dangerous to a marriage or committed .
June 18, 2008
Never were there more true words to live by. If the world simply lived by the serenity prayer, it would be a perfect place. Now, first, let's make this prayer more user-friendly to all - regardless ..
March 10, 2008
I remember one time in my early thirties when I was having some, shall we say, “codependent issues" with my boyfriend. I had worked myself into an unhealthy state of isolation (although I ..
July 01, 2007
One of the most difficult recovery tools to learn is the ability to draw boundaries – not just outward but also inward boundaries. As I walked through recovery I eventually learned to draw ..
May 14, 2007
Dealing with addicted family members is always a big challenge. There are some important issues to explore when someone you love is harming themselves. ARE YOU CONTRIBUTING TO THE PROBLEM? People ..
February 12, 2007
One of the most difficult situations anyone can face is trying to help a family member with their addiction. We're faced with the reality that the life of someone we love is going right down the ..