Food Addiction

Issues with food and weight are very complicated. My previous eating disorder article, titled “Problems with Food and Weight”, covered the problems people have with excess weight. Today’s writing will discuss food and eating issues that are similar to addictions. Remember, there are several principles that are common in all addictions: heredity, the disease model,… Read More

Relationship Skills for Survivors of Abuse and Trauma

The Dancer: How to Love An Outrageous Person I was madly in love with my late husband for the 27 years we were together. He was an outrageous person, yet he taught me most of what I know about helping people with their relationships. Now I Am The Outrageous Person! Loving relationships for adults who… Read More

Save Your Best Behavior for The One You Love

This is the final posting in my series on relationship skills for people who experienced abuse or trauma in their lives. The table of contents for the series can be found on my Blog. One night, many years ago, David (my late husband) and I were fighting about something. I don’t even remember what it… Read More

Is It Love or Is It Addiction?

This is part seven of a series of articles on relationships specifically written for people who have experienced abuse or trauma in their lives. You can view the entire list of articles here: Relationship Skills for Survivors of Abuse and Trauma When I was 26 years old, I fell madly in ‘love’ with the man… Read More