May 21, 2024
self esteem

How To Restore Self-esteem: Recovery From A Dysfunctional Family

Dysfunctional families are the product of an emotionally dishonest, shame based, patriarchal society based upon beliefs that do not support loving self. Robert Burney A dysfunctional family kills loving ourselves so out of a need for survival self-esteem suffers a major beating. Did this happen in your family or a family you know? The following

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self esteem

6 Secrets: Rebuild Your Self-Esteem: 6 Dysfunctional Family Roles

Without knowing, in our families we wanted to maintain balance of some kind. We unconsciously adopted certain dysfunctional family roles created by rules such as “don’t talk about the family problems.” The dysfunctional family roles we took on tended to be unhealthy because of alcohol or drug addiction, physical or sexual abuse, or extreme aggression

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Codependency

Codependency Behavior: Is It Ruining Your Life 2?

In Codependent Behavior – Part 1, I gave you a brief summary of my personal challenge with codependency behavior. Five main areas of codependency behavior: 1. Inability to recognize our needs. 2. Lack of taking care of ourselves, fulfilling our own needs. 3. Inability to know how we feel. 4. Lack of skill or fear

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Codependency

Codependent Behavior: Is It Ruining Your Life?

Although this article is written for the East Indian culture, the codependent behavior principles apply to all cultures. I am a white male born in Canada and now living in the United States for half of my life. I only recognized my codependent behavior 2/3’s of the way through life. Codependency had been running and

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