Posts Tagged "Co-Dependency"

Signs of Codependent Relationships

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Signs of Codependent Relationships

             

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The #1 Thing Keeping You From Healthy Relationships and 3 Ways to Fix It

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

The #1 Thing Keeping You From Healthy Relationships and 3 Ways to Fix It

Women come to me with an array of heartbreaking journeys on their quest for the right person, belonging, and love. They all have unique stories and histories that bring them to my doorstep but there is one thing they typically have in common. Research shows that the one thing that stands in the way of people achieving loving healthy relationships is that they all avoid….   VULNERABILITY   Ick. Who wants to feel vulnerable?! Well that is the problem. In our effort to avoid feeling vulnerable we numb ourselves to other feelings. According to Brene Brown, a researcher who...

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Can I Make a Counseling Appointment for Someone Else?

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Can I Make a Counseling Appointment for Someone Else?

Short answer: No. Long answer: There are lots of reasons why you shouldn’t make a counseling appointment for someone else, unless of course you are the legal guardian of that person and that person is under 18 years old and here is why: Counseling success depends on the client’s willingness to be there and participate. Signing someone up for counseling shows that they are not ready yet and IF they show up for the appointment, they will most likely be guarded, resentful towards you for making them go, and unwilling to explore the issues that caused you to sign them up. If you feel...

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The Dangers of Comparing Yourself to Others

Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

The Dangers of Comparing Yourself to Others

Comparing ourselves to others is a behavior that could be helpful in some situations, like when we are competing in sports and need a marker in which we can measure the improvement we need to make. Or if we are learning a skill ,like knitting, and need to compare our skill to another persons to make sure we are doing it right. When we are children we observe the world around us to determine how to act towards others, how to share, or how to speak. We were sponges taking in the world around us so that we can learn how to be in that world. When does comparing yourself become dangerous? When...

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