Darlene Lancer

True happiness emanates from self-esteem, which is the cornerstone of successful relationships, work, and life. Self-esteem reflects how you treat and talk to yourself.

Darelen Lancer, JD, LMFT - What Is Codependency

Darlene Lancer JD LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

I bring a wide range of professional and life experience to my practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and relationship and codependency expert. I wrote Codependency for Dummies and Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Freeing the True You. Over the course of 30 years, I’ve helped men and women recover from codependency and trauma. More

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Steps of Codependency Recovery

The overall goal of codependency recovery is to become a full-functioning individual. That entails knowing, valuing, and trusting yourself, and expressing yourself in your life…

Healing Psychic Wounds of Codependency

Codependency is more than a relationship problem. Wounds of codependency affect our psyche and individual development. Make no mistake. It’s to no fault of our…
madonna, narcissist woman

Why Narcissists Act the Way They Do

Narcissists can be charming, charismatic, seductive, exciting, and engaging. They can also act entitled, exploitative, arrogant, aggressive, cold, competitive, selfish, obnoxious, cruel, and vindictive. You…

Do’s and Don’ts in Confronting Abuse

Abuse is about having power over someone. Abusers typically want to feel superior and to control and dominate. To them, communication is not about understanding.…

What Is Codependency? – A wealth of information on Codependency Symptoms and Codependency Recovery provided by Darlene Lancer, author of Codependency for Dummies

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