Tag Archives: dysfunctional

Unconditional family love

December 25, 2012

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by John F. Demartini —  Consider the balance in your life. First, though, let’s take a look at the fundamental social dynamic called the family to determine whether function or dysfunction, order or disorder, reigns. At a superficial glance, it might appear that many if not most families are dysfunctional. However, when viewed from a […]

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Family function or dysfunction — your choice

September 23, 2012

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by Dr. John F. Demartini —  When you consider balance in your life, one of the first places to look is the fundamental social dynamic called the family, to see whether function or dysfunction, order or disorder, reigns. Though a superficial glance might seem to reveal that many, if not most families are dysfunctional, when […]

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The meaning of compassion

April 12, 2012

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by Sherry Anshara —  Compassion is interesting stuff. So interesting, in fact, that it can get confusing. Confusion may result from a belief that compassion is the same thing as enabling. It is not. Enabling is giving someone permission to act out inappropriately, whether it is in the form of addiction, abuse or any other […]

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A reference point — the real point of the past

March 5, 2012

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by Sherry Anshara —  What happens if the power of now is based on the “then?” Then what happens? The evidence is overwhelming that history repeats itself over and over again. So, how can we live in the now if so much of it is based upon what happened previously? It is not that this […]

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Moving from absorber to observer

February 23, 2012

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by Sherry Anshara — You have certainly heard of vampires. They drain your blood and suck the life out of you. So, are there really vampires or are these blood-suckers masquerading as people in your life? If the second answer is yes, then ask yourself why you have invited them in to drain the life […]

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