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Narcissism and Codependency : The love addiction

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Among my patient group (and circle of friends), there are people who continually allow others to take advantage of them, continue to give and stay in very toxic relationships. They attempt to make themselves indispensable for their partners (and everyone else) and become the local and family martyr. They are the codependents who keep on giving. It is also very often the case that these people are either in or have been in a relationship with someone who has narcissist tendencies. In fact there are studies that suggest that they might even seek out such types.

There is a dance in codependency that involves the intimate relationship between codependents and narcissistic types. Codependents lack a healthy relationship with self. They are prone to put others first before their own needs. This is unhealthy.

Narcissists also have an unhealthy relationship with self. They put themselves above all else. They use others…

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Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan


MONDAY July 28, 2014, 2014 ? Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don?t run, according to new research.
But, the best news from this study is that it appears that you can reap this benefit even if you run at slow speeds for mere minutes every day, the…
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan

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