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ABANDONING CODEPENDENTS

  From Chapter Eight: Codependency Traits and Personality Types Excerpt from “The Codependency Revolution: Fixing What Was Always Broken (2024)” Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC  Abandoning codependents are mistakenly presumed to be...

CODEPENDENCY ADDICTION

  From Chapter Three: Chemistry, Addiction, and Limerence Excerpt from “The Codependency Revolution: Fixing What Was Always Broken (2024)” Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC Codependency is more than a problem with the...

THE HISTORY OF CODEPENDENCY

  From Chapter Seven: The New Codependency Excerpt from “The Codependency Revolution: Fixing What Was Always Broken (2024)” Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC This chapter aims to ruffle a few feathers, go...

A CODEPENDENT CAN NOT BE A NARCISSIST

From Chapter Seven: The New Codependency Excerpt from “The Codependency Revolution: Fixing What Was Always Broken (2024)” Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC  Over the last twelve years, I have been frequently asked,...

TAKING ON THE CODEPENDENCY ESTABLISHMENT

From Chapter Six: The History of Codependency Excerpt from “The Codependency Revolution:Fixing What Was Always Broken (2024)” Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC Fortunately for science, pairing creativity with skepticism promotes discoveries while...

TALKING ABOUT A REVOLUTION

TALKING ABOUT A REVOLUTION

Excerpt from “The Codependency Revolution:Fixing What Was Always Broken (2024)” Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC  The Outside Revolution “…..As my typing fingers translated the circuitous exploratory processes of my mind, I...

YOUR WISDOM

YOUR WISDOM

  YOUR WISDOM   Your words stung me… resonated deeply to the bone… woke me up from a deep passive slumber… shook my soul to its foundation.   But it...

LONELINESS

LONELINESS

    LONELINESS   Loneliness is a feeling that is so hard to accept. It gnaws at you for a lifetime no matter how hard you try to forget. You...

WAITING

WAITING

  WAITING   Breathe slowly and relax. Keep my feet on the ground, Don’t fall prey to the fantasy dream masquerading itself to be authentic.   Please, fickle and elusive...

THE OLD OAK TREE

THE OLD OAK TREE

  THE OLD OAK TREE    The old oak tree stands tall but crooked. It’s cracked, coarse, creviced surface. reflects the assault of never-ending seasons   The rain, heat, and...

AS I GAZE OVER THE OCEAN

AS I GAZE OVER THE OCEAN

  AS I GAZE OVER THE OCEAN   As I gaze over the ocean Staring in awe So much beauty around me Not a solitary flaw   The lone seagull...

LEARNING TO FLY

LEARNING TO FLY

      A poem written following key discoveries in my own psychotherapy. It is filled with optimism and proactive determination to carry forward the positive momentum.   LEARNING TO...

WHEN THE END GREETS THE BEGINNING

WHEN THE END GREETS THE BEGINNING

  This poem was written after terminating an abusive relationship while finally achieving a feeling of safety. Through metaphorically representing body parts and my “soul,” I tried to capture my...

INCARCERATION OF THE HEART

INCARCERATION OF THE HEART

  At age 62, my pursuit of self-love abundance – the cure for SLDD - self-love deficit disorder/codependency – still brings me to new plateaus of understanding, clarity, and experiences...

WHITE WATER TRANSFORMATIONS

WHITE WATER TRANSFORMATIONS

  This poem was written following an intensive men’s weekend retreat. Because of this emotionally moving event, I was able to visualize my healing path… journey through the metaphor of...