Canada Ontario Belleville Addiction. According to the Human Magnet Syndrome theory, all people, healthy or not or in between are magnetically drawn to a personality type that fits their relational template — over and over again.
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This is not a new idea, as for over 40 years, the pioneers of Family Systems and Adult Child of Alcoholics ACOA theories have espoused the various relational systems at play in an addictive relationship or family. Learn how your comment data is processed.
Not Sure if You're a Sex Addict? Addiction psychotherapists all have experienced how both the addict and his or her partner participate, either actively or passively, in their dysfunctional relationship. Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Learn More.
My theories regarding dysfunctional attraction or the Human Magnet Syndrome, account for the shared responsibilities for the impaired relationship. Being in the role of caregiver, especially at a young age, may result in the young person neglecting their own needs and developing a habit of only helping others.
The hallmark of Codependency Theory is a differentiated value system. We typically think of the spouse or partner of the addict on the other hand as the codependent:. All rights reserved.
As such, the addiction takes on the appearance of full-blown Narcissistic Personality Disorder. We are constantly evaluating the the situation inside and beyond our doors and will act accordingly. This child, a prospective codependent, endured childhood trauma during which a form of detachment or self-medication was needed to cope.
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