11 10, 2018

From Empathy to Enabling to Entitlement

By |2018-10-11T22:43:16+00:00October 11th, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Boundaries, Codependency, Emotional Addiction, Marriage|0 Comments

In a previous blog, we looked at apathy, sympathy, codependency and empathy. However, the story continues. Continuing with the illustration of a well, let’s pick up where we the story left off. The next morning you go back to the well and climb down the ladder bringing food, water, love and first aid. You listen [...]

18 09, 2018

When Recovery Corrupts…the Recovered

By |2018-09-16T21:36:24+00:00September 18th, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Codependency, Narcisissm, Support Groups|0 Comments

Recently in one of my support groups, we discussed the topic of finding a sponsor as well as the importance of a group leader being genuine and humble, there to serve others and not to be served or to stroke his ego. The meeting reminded me of a story about humility I heard years [...]

9 08, 2018

Cognitive Dissonance in Recovery Part I

By |2018-08-09T22:36:11+00:00August 9th, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Codependency, Emotional Addiction, Intimacy Anorexia, Marriage|0 Comments

In this two-part blog, we are going to look at and begin to understand Cognitive Dissonance.  We are going to look at this through the lens of recovery and discover how it can help you understand yourself as well as your personal and professional relationships. “In the field of psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort (psychological stress) [...]

29 03, 2018

Narcissus, Echo, and Codependency

By |2018-03-30T04:15:42+00:00March 29th, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Codependency, Narcisissm|0 Comments

While treating sex addicts and their partners over the past decade, I have noticed an increase in partners attending their first session after much research stating they can diagnose their partner as a sex addict or intimacy anorexic. They may also believe their partner is… a narcissist! As of the last few years, this [...]