Category Archives: Addiction and Recovery

Curses of the Dysfunctional Family – Pt 1

Children were never meant to lead or set the rules. They’re meant to be attentive students in a moral development school, under the tutilage of competent, trustworthy teachers and role models.

Toxic Relationship Recovery

Toxic relationship recovery is always challenging and often complicated. And the aftermath of a toxic relationship can be just as challenging as the relationship itself.

A Fulfilling Life through Character Integrity

While character integrity is essential for civil, wholesome relationships, it’s also, surprisingly, the key to a genuinely rich and fulfilling life!

Codependency Versus Emotional Dependency

True codependency is widely misunderstood, and often mistaken for emotional dependency, a significant risk factor for abuse and exploitation in relationships.

Wants and Needs Are Not the Same

Wants and needs are not the same things. And sometimes what we crave, no matter how badly, is the last thing we truly need.

The Amorous Vulnerable Covert Narcissist

The amorous vulnerable covert narcissist can come across as loving. With ego massage, charm, and connective skill, they’ll steal your heart. But it’s never really about you. It’s about what you can do for them.