Why a Healthy Relationship Doesn’t Mean Giving Up on Yourself

One of the realities of being codependent is the inability to see how codependency is impacting your own life. In my book, “The Marriage and Relationship Junkie,”I talk about my own issues with codependency and how my inability to see how events in my past, including my relationship with my mother, contributed to the challenges I experienced in […]

What It Means to Have an Emotional Connection

When you have an emotional connection with someone, it means you’re attracted to more than the way they look on the outside. You might not even be attracted to them physically, it just depends. It means you value their mind and spirit, and can have deep and meaningful conversations with them. You feel like they […]