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100 Leading Sites on Bipolar Disorder and Depression

100 Leading Sites on Bipolar Disorder and Depression From: http://www.mastersincounseling.org/bipolar-depression.html Bipolar Disorder, sometimes referred to as manic-depressive disorder, though that term is somewhat antiquated, is characterized by extreme fluctuations in mood, from euphoric highs and feelings of immortality and delusions of grandeur, to despairing lows and hopelessness. There are many known causes of the condition that […]

11 Signs You May Be Dating A Sociopath. Ross Rosenberg Interviewed for Huffington Post Article

The Huffington Post  |  By Macrina Cooper-White  Posted: 08/23/2013 8:26 am EDT Could that amazing new person you or a loved one is dating actually be a sociopath? It’s not as far-fetched as you might imagine. Roughly one in 25 Americans is a sociopath, according to Harvard psychologist Dr. Martha Stout, author of The Sociopath Next Door. Of course, not all […]

Alone, lonely, or happy?

It is better to live by yourself and be alone than to live with someone else and feel lonely. Feeling alone and being alone are different situations. Feeling alone or lonely is painful. Feeling alone or lonely when with friends or loved ones is a terrible feeling. However being alone, at worse, is just boring. […]

Codependency According to the Human Magnet Syndrome Explanation

From chapter 10 of the Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us According to the human magnet explanation, codependents are “magnetically” attracted to emotional manipulators because of their opposite “magnetic polarity.” As the north pole of a magnet is always attracted to the south pole of another magnet, so will codependents always […]

Lasting Love At First Site – It Exists!

  Lasting Love At First Site – It Exists! I met my wife after four years of Internet dating. Considering I had a very difficult divorce four years before we met, and a history of meeting emotionally unstable women (the thesis of my book The Human Magnet Syndrome), I was exceptionally cautious with the whole […]

The Mathematically Sound Relationship: Does 1 + 1 = 2?

“If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.”  ― John von Neumann   Despite my my life-long adversarial relationship with this math, I could have never predicted that I would rely on it to describe both healthy and problematic relationships.  For example, in […]

Codependency, Don’t Dance. The Audio Version

  Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC Psychotherapist & National Seminar Trainer Owner of Clinical Care Consultants Co-Owner of Advanced Clinical Trainers Author of the Human Magnet Syndrome                   

Daily Herald Article: Mount Prospect Author Explains Why Opposites Attract

Mount Prospect Author Explains Why Opposites Attract     Mount Prospect native Ross Rosenberg is the author of the book “The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us.” He also owns Clinical Care Consultants in Arlington By Mackenzie Dye Relationships can be like a roller coaster, leaving you with a stomachache and […]

Passive and Active Codependents / Passive and Active Codependency

As many many already know, my book, The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us, has been selling well.  We are in the process of putting together the second printing.  I am very pleased to add an endorsement by Melody Beattie.  Melody is a a codependency pioneer, is the author of over 18 […]

Cast Aside “Guilt Trips”

“Guilt tells us when we did something wrong and helps us to be accountable for it. Thus, the bad feeling we identify as guilt, is a gift- one that teaches us what to not to do wrong in the future. To feel guilty because of what others believe as “wrong or bad” is waste of energy and time. Insist […]