Are You Codependent?

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Are you codependent? In this video, I define codependency behaviors and how they show up in dating and relationships.

Are you codependent? When dating or in a relationship, do you tend to put a man’s needs before your own? Do you lose a sense of self? If so, you may be behaving in codependent ways. In this video, I reveal the signs of codependent behavior and how you can have healthier relationships.

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Codependency, Love Addiction, and Toxic Relationships

My podcast guest is Sherry Gaba, an expert on love addiction, codependency, and toxic relationships. Listen to this important episode!

Sherry Gaba, LCSW, is a psychotherapist and life coach who specializes in trauma, codependency, love addiction, and toxic relationships. She’s the author of the best selling book, “Love Smacked: How to Stop the Cycle of Relationship Addiction and Codependency to Find Everlasting Love”. She’s the go-to expert on VH1’s Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Pinsky. Sherry is also the host of The Love Fix Podcast and a Social Media Influencer on IG with over 75,000 followers at @codependencycurious.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What is love addiction?
  • What does trauma have to do with picking toxic relationships?
  • How do you know if you are in a toxic relationship?
  • Why do we get addicted to toxic relationships?
  • How do we overcome our addiction to toxic relationships?
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How to Stop Losing Yourself in a Relationship

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If you tend to lose yourself in a relationship, listen to this episode as I coach Salli, who gave up parts of herself in past relationships.

Salli wrote in to the show: “I’m not currently dating as I can’t figure out how to balance all I have going on with work and home and my son. But in my past relationships, my issue was losing myself, even though I’m independent and happy and have a lot going for me. I focus so much on the other person and I’m anxiously attached, even when I feel great alone. I have often chosen men that need me to support them emotionally or financially or they don’t love all of me or fully accept me. They want all the good stuff and I get parts of them.”

Listen as I coach Salli about how to reclaim the parts of herself that get lost, and how to prevent losing herself in a relationship in the future.

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5 Online Dating Red Flags You Don’t Want to Miss

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You don’t want to miss these online dating red flags. In this video, you’ll discover the warning signs so you can quickly move on!

Online dating is a great way to meet people you’d never meet in real life. But, just like the people you’d meet out in the wild, you have to be good at screening your dates. In this video, you’ll learn five red flags or warning signs that your online dating prospect is not for you, and it’s time to move on. 

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How to Recover From Narcissistic Abuse

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In this episode with Chelli Pumphrey, learn how to recover from narcissistic abuse and which red flags to look out for.

Chelli Pumphrey, MA, LPC is a licensed psychotherapist, globally recognized relationship coach, and author. With over twenty-seven years of clinical experience, she is known for her work with trauma, adult attachment, and narcissistic abuse recovery. Chelli is the author of Insight is 20/20: How To Trust Yourself To Protect Yourself From Narcissists, Bullies, & Toxic People.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why Chelli helps people recover from narcissistic abuse
  • How to define narcissistic abuse
  • Some of the red flags that identify whether a partner or potential partner could be a narcissist
  • Why it’s so hard for people to leave an abusive partner
  • What to do if you think you might be in a relationship with a narcissist
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