Archive for the 'Relationships' Category

Real Love vs. Fake Love

Tweet I’ll be returning to full posts soon. In the meantime, some food for thought: It ties into many posts I’ve made here in the past few years, but I won’t spell out how. I think it should be obvious to anyone who’s been paying attention, but experience has taught me you can never assume. [...]

Raw Concepts: Codependent Entitlement (or Covert Narcissism)

Tweet We’ve already discussed how shame-filled people are prone to view themselves in extremes, as either superhuman or subhuman. I called this the superhuman/subhuman dichotomy. You can see this dichotomy in the way shame-based people tend to become either narcissists (superhuman) or codependents (subhuman). Although narcissists and codependents may seem like opposites on a superficial [...]