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 things. And sometimes what we crave, no matter how badly, is the last thing we truly need.
You can sum up what all major life turnarounds require in one word: willingness.
People, places, and things can’t possibly make us happy. But we can keep happy company with them. Finding our own happiness first is the key.
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.
If ever there were a time for being the light we want to see in the world it’s now.
Narcissistic infatuation is a unique kind of relationship captivation that can eventually lead to addiction – addiction to a person.
The thoughts running through our head are either secure or insecure, positive or negative. But in any given moment, we have the power to change them.
The secret to empowerment is simple, although not easy. But with time, practice, and especially, reinforcement, it becomes easier.
Willfulness has a positive and negative side. A strong will can be one’s foremost asset. But it can also be a great liability. A properly formed and guided will is essential for sound character.