Are You In Denial?

October 11th, 2016 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
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    Denial…It ain’t just a river in Egypt!  The degrees of it in our lives vary, but I firmly believe that every single human on Earth has experienced it at some point in our lives.  This is because, for a time, denial serves us.  We deny what we cannot accept or handle, and it …
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Action Plan

October 5th, 2016 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
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Today I want to do a little something together.  You’re going to need a pen and paper, because we are going to write our action plans for the day (if you’re reading this at night, go ahead and do tomorrow’s). As a codependent, one of the things I tend to do is procrastinate.  Some things …
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“She gained a massive amount of weight . . . it was a real problem.”  —Donald Trump                 Weight is a h-u-g-e issue for you—no pun intended. If you’re like most American women, you probably go on an endless stream of diets. try on a pile of clothes …
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Technology and Sexual Addiction

September 27th, 2016 | Posted by Rob Weiss in Addiction | Sex Addiction - (Comments Off)

In today’s world, pretty much everyone has a laptop, tablet, and/or smartphone. As such, pretty much everyone has 24/7 access to everything the internet and smartphone apps have to offer—including sex and romance. And because of this, sexual addiction is very much on the rise. For most people, of course, digital sexnology is not an …
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Vision Boards and Vision Statements

September 27th, 2016 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
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     I think it’s safe to say that most of us have heard someone say, “Visualize what you want and you will get/achieve it,” in our lifetimes.  If we’re lucky, we’ve heard it more than once, and if we are even luckier, we’ve tried one ourselves and found that it can be a great …
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“She couldn’t satisfy her husband.” —Donald Trump speaking about Hillary Clinton     Donald Trump has spewed plenty of cringe-worthy, even disgusting, statements thus far in his presidential campaign, but one of the most bizarre was when he challenged his rival about her sexual desirability and blamed her for her husband’s affairs. Since the time I …
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Codependency

September 20th, 2016 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Abuse | Addiction | Addiction & Recovery - (Comments Off)
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     When I first realized I was a codependent, one of the things that I began to understand was that I lived my life playing the victim.  Everything was always happening TO me, people were always doing harm to me, and I was completely innocent, and the list could go on forever.  I victimized myself, …
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Many of us have heard the phrase, “When you point your finger at someone else, remember you have three fingers pointed back at you.”  It took me a long time to truly get an understanding for this phrase.  It wasn’t until going into recovery for codependence that I finally realized what it meant.  Now, it …
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Black and White Thinking

August 31st, 2016 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Growing up with an alcoholic parent, we were taught to see things in extremes.  It was either the best possible thing that could ever happen, or the worst possible thing that could ever happen.  Our parents had been taught, and were passing on to us, the lesson that people in the world are good or …
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