Codependent Relationships: Takers and Caretakers

Codependent Relationships: Takers and Caretakers Takers and caretakers – they often seem to find each other! As a counselor who has worked with relationships for 37 years, I can tell you that this is the most frequent relationship dynamic that I encounter. Takers are people who tend to be narcissistic – that is, they are self-centered with an excessive need for attention and admiration. The taker attempts to control getting love, attention, approval or sex from others with anger, blame, violence, criticism, irritation, righteousness, neediness, invasive touch, invasive energy, incessant talking and/or emotional drama. The taker uses many forms of both overt and covert control to get the attention he or she wants. Takers not only want a lot of …

Codependent Relationships

Codependent Relationships Takers and caretakers – they often seem to find each other! As a counselor who has worked with relationships for 37 years, I can tell you that this is the most frequent relationship dynamic that I encounter. Takers are people who tend to be narcissistic – that is, they are self-centered with an excessive need for attention and admiration. The taker attempts to control getting love, attention, approval or sex from others with anger, blame, violence, criticism, irritation, righteousness, neediness, invasive touch, invasive energy, incessant talking and/or emotional drama. The taker uses many forms of both overt and covert control to get the attention he or she wants. Takers not only want a lot of control, but are …

The Ins And Outs Of Rihanna’s Relationships

The Ins And Outs Of Rihanna’s Relationships Rihanna Fenty has a very romantic, idealistic vision of love relationships and may be disillusioned to discover that no real, flesh-and-blood human being ever quite lives up to her dream image of the “perfect love”. Though Rihanna frequently fantasizes about love and romance – she may avoid becoming intimately involved with anyone or making definite commitments. When it comes to love, Fenty can be evasive and dishonest with herself and others. Some of Fenty’s love yearnings may be expressed through art, music or an involvement with mysticism. She is prone to get involved in highly intense, even obsessive relationships – “fatal attractions”, so to speak. At its darkest, this urge for intensity in …

Are You Inadvertently Making One Of These 3 Mistakes Trying To Start A Woman’s Sexual Motor?

Are You Inadvertently Making One Of These 3 Mistakes Trying To Start A Woman’s Sexual Motor? It’s Not In Your Looks You can have a perfect forehead, chin, smile, and even a perfect pair of dimples but none of these will start a woman’s sexual motor. You can work out at the gym all week long, week after week and look like Mr. Atlas, but you aren’t going to start a woman’s sexual motor with your muscles. Granted, you might get her attention for a brief moment – just like any other kind of abnormality she might notice would get her attention – but your looks won’t turn her sexual motor on. Why? Once a woman decides to enter into …