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Codependency

WHiP It! Poetry: If You Think I Am Holding On...

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Elias, MS

​If You think I am holding on Then you could think I'd let go And free fall right into my heart. It's crazy, baby, that I never Called you, Bab...

How to Balance the Waves of Grief and Giving

Tara Hedman | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Tara Hedman

I cannot give what I do not have. Giving out of hidden resentment is poisonous to both parties. Giving out of a heart of love is satisfying beyond measure.

Letting Go of Destructive Childhood Patterns

Jennifer Ka | Posted 02.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Ka

We've been taught to live in fear: in fear of our neighbors, in fear of our friends, and in fear of our own families. "Trust no one," my father would ...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall -- The Journey Inward, Part 3

Dorote Lucci | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dorote Lucci

As she stays with her transformation our heroine encounters a mirror -- will it give her a break from her new state? And who are her friends here? The...

Signs Your Spouse is Manipulating You (and How to Handle It)

James J. Sexton | Posted 01.27.2016 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

Everyone knows that sometimes marriages just go wrong. It's nobody's fault sometimes; two people just don't mesh the way they once did, or things happen that make life difficult over time. Some ex-couples even stay friends. Unfortunately, that's not always the case.

Is Your Podiatrist a Christian?

Tara Hedman | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Tara Hedman

The client has been coming to sessions with me for several months when he asks, "Are you a Christian?" I respond, "Is that something that's importa...

Don't Make This Painful Mistake When It Comes to Emotional Detachment

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

"I know what he should do! He should definitely stop drinking a Big Gulp of tequila in bed every night after losing all of his paycheck playing online...

'I'm Married to a Narcissist, Help!'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 01.22.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

Two questions: How did you end up in this situation, and do you want to make it work or not?  For the first, I suggest therapy of your own, focusing on your early life, and patterns you may have witnessed with your caregivers.

The Journey Out, Part 2

Dorote Lucci | Posted 01.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dorote Lucci

The Journey of one woman in search for her own inner truth continues. Out of the tangles of codependency into the freedom of resting in her own core-...

The Journey Out, Part 1

Dorote Lucci | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dorote Lucci

Stars Regular postings to go with a 3D Virtual Reality mobile app called StarflightVR for women with anxiety. Underworld -- where am I? For all th...

Energetic Co-Dependency Is a Real Thing

Candace van Dell | Posted 11.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Candace van Dell

Spiritual Coach Candace Van Dell talks about the double edged sword many of us deal with who are really sensitive! We are intuitive about what we ...

Why I Question My Marriage Regularly

Melanie Höglind | Posted 10.27.2015 | Weddings
Melanie Höglind

Though it seems completely counterintuitive, regularly questioning my marriage actually keeps me even more committed to it.

Are You a Taker or a Caretaker in Your Relationships?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

As most of us know, relationships can be challenging! We tend to bring all our baggage from our childhood into our primary relationships and create a ...

Is it Mandatory to Like You?

Linnea Molander | Posted 07.09.2015 | Women
Linnea Molander

Are you navigating though life by trying to figure out what everybody else thinks, wants and likes, in order to do, be and give that to them so they'll like you? This is very common, but certainly not unproblematic. Here are a few reasons why.

Frequent Cause of Divorce: The Wimpy Guy

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 07.07.2015 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

A client recently called and asked for an urgent appointment alone. She and her husband have been seeing me primarily because of one potentially relationship-ending issue: "I'm sick and tired of being with a wimp!" she said.

The Most Important 5-Minute Read of Your Life

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 06.18.2015 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

If I could do anything to help the state of American mental health, it would be that we'd all be educated thoroughly about codependence ... what it is, what it isn't, and the absolute necessity of learning how to recover from it.

Are You Vitamin L (Love) Deficient? 10 Steps to Solve It

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Only with an understanding of Vitamin L Deficiency Disorder can one proceed with the appropriate treatment of it. It is this author's opinion that vitamin love deficiency can be successfully treated with trauma-based psychotherapy treatment strategies.

I'm the Weirdest Codependent in the World

Anna David | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Anna David

Over the past few weeks, I've listened to a trainer pontificate on adoption, a tarot card reader lecture about treating bacterial infections and a gyn...

3 Ways to Start Taking Care of Yourself When You're Codependent

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For those of us who have tendencies toward codependency, learning to stop focusing so much on other people and start to focus more on yourself can be very difficult and damaging. Here are three ways to start taking care of yourself when you're codependent...

Transform Love Addiction Into Pure Love

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

However, the reality is that when we use the fuel of this love that we've gained through out connection with another and use it to fuel our own inner desires, we then help ourselves, our relationship, and all those around us. We help all that is around us when we say yes to the calling that is within us.

NBC and Brian Williams Put Codependent Relationship on Hold

Kevin Price | Posted 04.11.2015 | Media
Kevin Price

After a decade long love affair, NBC and Brian Williams have decided to take a break. At least for the time being. It seems like just yesterday, or at least in mid December, that NBC finalized a contract that would allow a decade long love affair to continue for years to come.

A Vulnerable Post About My Love Life

Christine Gutierrez | Posted 03.01.2015 | Women
Christine Gutierrez

If you've been following me on Instagram and Facebook (if you haven't, get your tush over!), you have probably seen me talk a lot about fierce love a...

What I Have Learned About Letting Go

Christine Gutierrez | Posted 02.07.2015 | Women
Christine Gutierrez

It's important to not set up false expectations on life, because then you set yourself up for unrealistic expectations, get discouraged and give up.

Codependency, the Power of No and the Power of Yes

Heather Martin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Women
Heather Martin

You may think I am exaggerating, but saying no has a huge amount of power in it. The flip side of saying no to others is that you get to say yes to someone who is really important.. You.

3 Ways to Attract Healthy Love Into Your Life

Christine Gutierrez | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Christine Gutierrez

You deserve to be treated with love, honor, and respect. Never settle for less and continue walking toward actions that lead you closer and closer to healthy love.