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

Join the 5th Annual  Recovery Today Series 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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