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Archives for September, 2017

Adult Children of Alcoholics

How to Break the Cycle of Codependency

This article focuses on how parents can break the cycle of codependency by learning to parent differently. However, you can use these strategies even if you're not a parent (or your children are grown).  You can apply many of these parenting strategies to yourself. Yep! Sounds strange, but you can re-parent yourself by giving yourself what you didn't get in childhood -- whether that's unconditional love, permission to express your...
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Life as a Registered Sex Offender: Family, Friends, Relationships
 Q&A Part Two of Three

In my previous post to this site I presented the first portion of my three-part interview with a trio of sex offenders, one female and two male. In the previous post we talked about their offense and the registration process. In this post we discuss how their status as a sex offender has affected their relationships with family, friends, and romantic partners. In the final post, which will be published in a few weeks, we...
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