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 …
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The Mystery of Attraction

November 28th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)
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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 …
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Ambivalence, Relationships and Love Addiction

October 17th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Ambivalence is the number one problem in relationships today. We are no longer bound by a social order that dictates we marry and have children. We are no longer bound by a division of labor where the man has his duties [bread winner] and we have ours [domestic bliss]. We have choices and now we …
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JOIN US!

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

Join the 5th Annual  Recovery Today Series www.recoverytodayseries.com online conference sponsored by Soba Recovery Center.  Sherry Gaba, Editor of Recovery Today Magazine will be interviewing  20 of the greatest transformational leaders and addiction experts of our time.  Addiction does not just mean substance abuse but can mean codependency, love and sex addiction, debting, internet addiction, procrastionation and/or …
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The Law Of Attraction And Relationship Issues

August 11th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
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For a love addict being single and alone is a crisis. These are people that rely on others for their sense of identity, where the relationship becomes the focus of their lives. Needless to say, love addicts smother the partner, which only causes the partner to pull away while the love addict clings on and …
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The Imago

July 12th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
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According to Harville Hendrix we are attracted to our Imago–what he calls our dream partner– an image of which we carry around in our brain. The Imago is like a puzzle. As we are growing up, every time someone significant in our lives stimulates us it becomes a piece of the puzzle–a memory. Even with …
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I am lucky to live in a community that offers a variety of spiritual experiences. Last Sunday, after I went to my formal religious observance, I attended a weekly spirituality group conducted by residents in a long-term alcohol and drug rehabilitation center near where I live. The theme for this day was Surrender.   Singing, …
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What Do You Really Think About Yourself?

June 27th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

If you were to be asked to immediately write down the first 5 words that come to your mind to describe yourself, what would those words be? Would they be different if you knew you had to share them than if you were the only person that would even see the text on the page? …
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Is The Law Of Attraction In Play For An Addict?

June 19th, 2017 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

It is common to hear addicts talk about themselves as if they were different than other people. They have often gone through so much and felt dehumanized so many times that seeing things work for other people is like watching a foreign film, they can’t understand the message and they don’t get the plot. In …
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