We all tend to pick partners who reflect the vision we have of ourselves and our world. Unfortunately, that means marriage junkies end up being attracted to partners who remind them of their dysfunctional family relationships, where they never got what they needed. It’s ironic, in a way, because while they’re searching for someone to …
Read more

Is Your Picker Off?

February 21st, 2018 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

When you’re in the grip of a marriage addiction, it seems as if you can never pick the right partner. You keep ending up with someone who’s emotionally unavailable, who’s super needy or manipulative or just downright abusive. Or someone who dumps you. It’s never the right one. Is it you, or do you just …
Read more

Before Another Relationship Its Time To Work On You

January 28th, 2018 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

If you are a person who has always jumped from one relationship into another, often with the same type of negative partner, you may be a person that is codependent. This is a learned behavior, often from childhood, where a person cannot have a healthy giving and taking relationship. Instead, she or he is always the …
Read more

Why you should Forget about Prince Charming

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

The very public engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has the world buzzing about another royal wedding. The image of a prince carrying off his princess is a powerful one in our culture. The couple seems so happy, so perfect, so very much in love. It’s the happy ending everyone wants, the Prince Charming …
Read more

The Struggle Of Being Alone

January 5th, 2018 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

People that are codependent or that have a love addictionare people that feel complete when they are in a relationship. They look to the other person to fulfill the relationship and provide a way to identify with themselves and the world around them. They are not comfortable on their own, nor are they comfortable in turning to friends …
Read more

Join My Tribe

January 4th, 2018 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
image1 (14)

My passion to support  love addicts, relationship addicts, and codependents continues into the New Year with the launch of my new book, The Marriage and Relationship Junkie and my new FREE FB tribe, the Relationship Junkie group.  I am one in recovery and have worked with countless others struggling to let go and move on.  …
Read more

The Male Love Addict: Does it Exist?

December 20th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Many people want to know if male love addicts differ from female love addicts. The answer is yes and no.  For most part male codependent men exhibit the same symptoms as women. However male love addict do have some differences.​ ​For one thing, more men than women  get violent when rejected by  ​someone ,  ​ …
Read more

Marriage, Meghan, And the Prince

December 6th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Recently, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced their engagement, which seems like a picture-perfect relationship in every sense of the word. This is made somewhat more controversial, at least for the Royal Family, due to Meghan’s past marriage and divorce. The Importance of Waiting A very important part of having a successful relationship, particularly in …
Read more

The Mystery of Attraction

November 28th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

ttraction is mysterious. Just why do we become attracted to “certain” people? Part of the answer lies in our history. We are attracted to our first love which is usually the parent of the opposite sex. We are also attracted to people who remind us of others (real people, movie stars, magazine models, etc.) who stimulated us while we …
Read more