Playing Out Our Childhood Role

 “If we are to understand the underlying issues in our marriage, we need a working knowledge of the dramatic structure of the family we each grew up in particularly the roles we assumed and how we came to occupy them.”

–Augustus Napier in The Fragile Bond

The roles that Dr.


How to Stop Enabling

How to Stop EnablingWhat is enabling?

Enabling isn’t the same as helping. Helping is doing things that others can’t do for themselves. Enabling is doing for others what they can and should do for themselves.