Category Archives: codependency

Happily Ever After Online Course

Jerry Maguire lies. This movie has provided the single most damaging phrase to our hope for intimate partnership – “You complete me.”  When we are looking outside of ourselves for someone else to complete us, we are indulging the compulsion … Continue reading

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The Gift of Celibacy?

This afternoon, one of the students of my “What’s Your Magic – Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts” course, asked me to further elaborate on the “gift of celibacy.”  “Who would EVER think of celibacy as a gift?” you might ask.  Find … Continue reading

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Relationship Support

As we usher in the new world, a new model of intimate human relationship is being called forth.  In the new world we move beyond co-dependency (looking for the other to complete us) to interdependency, or what I call Beloved … Continue reading

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10 Characteristics of Healthy Love

10 Characteristics of Healthy Love Leave it to Abraham Maslow to be generations ahead of the curve!  In his groundbreaking work, Toward a Psychology of Being, he perfectly articulates the difference between co-dependent love (what he refers to as “deficit … Continue reading

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Beloved Partnership? How You Can Love Me!

The purpose of my e-course Happily Ever After, is to support those who long for a new paradigm in human intimate relationship – one that is not rooted in co-dependency, as our past models have been, but one rooted, instead, … Continue reading

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Second Most Common Reason Relationships Fail

Last week I wrote about the number one reason relationships fail.  (Read that post HERE). Today, I am writing about the second more common reason for relationship failure: Unmanaged Anxiety Anxiety is Normal! First of all….anxiety is normal and we … Continue reading

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The Number One Reason Relationships Fail

In the twenty-plus years I have been counseling individuals and couples, I have identified the number one reason relationships fail: Looking for the other person to complete us. Co-Dependency In the recovery world, co-dependency is limited to addictive/compulsive patterns of enabling.  … Continue reading

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Unrequited Love – Help is on the Way!

In my upcoming e-course, Happily Ever After – from co-dependency to the fulfillment of love, one of the demons we tackle is patterns of unrequited love, including all those potential partners who show up that end up being bad for … Continue reading

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e-course: Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After – from co-dependency to the fulfillment of love E-Course – completely online From the course introduction:  If you asked me to describe in one phrase what this course is about, I would say, “Jerry Maguire lies.”  This … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After – e course

  Announcing the Happily Ever After e-Course – completely online From the course introduction:  If you asked me to describe in one phrase what this course is about, I would say, “Jerry Maguire lies.”  This movie has provided the single … Continue reading

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