Recovery entails a 180-degree reversal of this pattern in order to reconnect with, honor, and act from your core self.
Resolving disagreements in a healthy way creates understanding and brings couples closer together. The objective should be the betterment of the relationship.
The following list of relationship problems applies to either you or your partner.
Projection is a defense mechanism commonly used by abusers, including people with narcissistic or borderline personality disorder and addicts.
Codependents have difficulty letting go. Breakups affect our self-esteem more than it does for people who are secure and confident.
Passive-aggressive partners are generally codependent, and like codependents, suffer from shame and low self-esteem.
Guilt causes anger and resentment, not only at yourself, but toward others in order to justify your actions.
People give many explanations for staying, ranging from caring for young children to caring for a sick mate.
It takes time, support, and relearning to be able to set effective boundaries.
An “imposter” really feels unqualified in comparison to other candidates―wants the position, but is half terrified of getting it.
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On the surface, they can be hard to identify. These narcissists may appear shy, humble, or anxious.
Beware of self-judgment. Remember that feelings aren’t rational. Whatever you feel is okay, and it’s okay if you don’t know why you feel the way you do.
Self-affirming actions can be challenging for codependents, because they have an external locus-of-control.
Betrayal is a devastating assault upon our ability to trust – trust in ourselves, other people, our sense of justice, even God.
Perfection is an illusion existing only in the mind.