Five Ways to Avoid Raising Narcissistic Kids

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Disclaimer: This article is not about how to prevent your child from becoming a narcissist. Narcissistic Personality Disorder starts early in life and is often a defense mechanism against chronic neglect and emotional or physical abuse. We all have narcissistic tendencies, however, that need to be dealt with so that we become healthy, whole people. […]

Setting God Free: How Attachment Style Affects Faith

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I bear witness to many people struggling to gain a toehold in their relationship with God. For some, God is like an unreachable guru on top of a distant mountain. If you find Him, He only speaks in riddles. For others, His face resembles the stern idols on Easter Island. Judgment is in the forecast, […]

Is Your ‘No’ Broken? Reinforcing Healthy New Boundaries

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Some people seem to have the gift of no.  Boundaries seem to come easily to them. When asked for favors, money, or permission, they hand out noes with blithe unconcern.  Others, like me, feel guilty about denying the requests, even demands of the people in their lives.  But if you are naturally compliant, suffered under […]