Posts Tagged ‘dependency’

Healthy Real Love -or- Toxic False Love

August 13th, 2013 No comments

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1.  Well being Healthy Real Love makes us want for the well being of loved ones. Toxic False love wants primarily for our own well being, wants and desires to be all important, and can sacrifice the supposed loved one for self.

2.  Self Love Healthy Real Love makes us balance our healthy self love with… Continue reading


Dr. J. Richard Cookerly

Is “I Can’t Live without You” Real Love?

January 24th, 2013 5 comments

When a person says “I need you, I can’t live without you” does that mean they really love you?  The simple answer is NO!  This statement more likely represents someone in a dependency state of one kind or another.  It even may reveal someone experiencing the rather extreme state of infantile dependency and mistakenly thinking it’s love.  Infants cannot survive without… Continue reading


Dr. J. Richard Cookerly

False Forms of Love: Relational Dependencies

August 30th, 2012 No comments

This mini-love lesson looks at relational dependencies as unneeded crutches; explores how dependency does not mean love; lists seven major relational dependency characteristics; looks at co-dependency and its five main symptoms; then goes into disguised relational dependencies, dual dependency and the cure of this false form of love. Continue reading

Destroyers of Love – The 7 Big “Ds” Most Likely to Ruin Your Love Relationships

August 20th, 2012 3 comments

This mini love lesson starts with a thought about how to use this extremely important information; then describes each of the seven most destructive kinds of behavior that can ruin any and all kinds of love relationships; and ends with a note on knowledge as protection power. Continue reading