The “dance” of codependency requires two people: the pleaser/fixer and the taker/controller. This inherently dysfunctional dance can only happen with one partner who is a codependent and another partner who is a narcissist (abuser or addict). Codependents do not know how to emotionally disconnect or avoid significant relationships with individuals who are selfish, controlling, and harmful to them…
9 Rules of Successful Vacations
1. Plan your vacations in advance
Lying on a beach and drinking as much “Mojito” as you can – it’s not a plan but a dream…
It’s fair to say that most of us need a little more excitement in our lives. We all crave adventure and that can mean anything from dreaming about being the next Indiana Jones to wishing that we could just be a little more spontaneous with our decisions.
The problem is that thinking and doing are two very different things and it’s easier to sit back and let life pass us by than to get out there and start creating some great memories that will last us a lifetime…
Contrary to the world of the rich and famous, most of us have to work for a living. That’s just the way it is and for too many it stinks! By that I mean for too many, the job is a way to survive not a source of great happiness. What a way to live a life!
Let’s fix that, if we can…
As the large lorry wheels hit the brown leather suitcase, its contents (wedding attire and holiday clothes) spewed all over the interstate . . .
Driving from the airport to upstate New York, most of my family were crammed into the large rented estate car for the… Continue Reading…