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How Schools Encourage Co-dependency
Co-dependence is a technical word for what people used to refer to as “battered wife/husband syndrome” where one person in the relationship completely sacrifices their freedom and well-being to take care of the other person who takes them for granted. Such people see themselves as responsible for managing the feelings of the other person. They falsely believe they are in control of the other person’s feelings and deny the other person’s responsibility for their own problems.
There is a twelve point checklist used as a guide to determine if a person is co-dependent. Let us go through this list of items one by one and see how the public school system encourages this pathological approach to relationships. Continue reading
Posted in Adulthood, Parenthood, Teacherhood, Water Bird Tagged anxiety, child abuse, Children, co-dependence, dysfunction, Education, harming children, identity cults, maturity, mental health, personal growth, psychology, relationships, schooling, self-apathy, self-esteem, self-value, statism, Teacher Leave a comment
Narcissism is term you have probably heard used often in psychological contexts, but I want to stress here that when I talk about narcissism on this website I am actually using a lot of my own ideas. My definition of … Continue reading
Posted in Adulthood, Parenthood, Teacherhood, Water Bird Tagged Borderline Personality Disorder, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Disorders, DSM, Health, Mental disorder, mental health, narcissism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, psychology, Rosenhan experiment, self-esteem 1 Comment
Writing a Journal
Attaining mental health is not a simple task. Just as we live in a world full of germs and parasites that can infest and harm our bodies, we also live in a psychological world of relationships with other people which … Continue reading
Posted in Adulthood, Water Bird Tagged Communication, Diary, Emotion, independence, journal, mental health, psychology, self-acceptance, self-awareness, self-care, self-esteem, self-help, self-love, Thought 2 Comments
Book: Will I Ever Be Good Enough?
Since I read a lot of books about psychology, relationships, mental health and related topics, I will post reviews of books that I have read. This time I am writing about a book that helped me a great deal to … Continue reading
Self-esteem is a topic we are going to be talking about a great deal at Four Birds Education because it is the core of good mental health and consequently the core of the Water Bird theme. So it is entirely … Continue reading
Posted in Adulthood, Parenthood, Teacherhood, Water Bird Tagged apathy, false-love, guilt, healing, identity cults, innner peace, loathing, love, maturity, mental health, narcissism, negativity, personal growth, pride, psychology, self-apathy, self-esteem, self-healing, self-loathing, self-love, self-nurturing, self-protecting, self-value, shame, spiritual well-being, well-being 1 Comment