Darlene Lancer, JD, LMFT

Darlene Lancer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an expert author on relationships and codependency. She's counseled individuals and couples for 30 years and coaches internationally. Her books and other online booksellers and her website

Getting Triggered And What You Can Do About It

Getting your “buttons” pushed or getting “triggered” is an opportunity to heal and grow. The more hurts we’ve endured and the weaker our boundaries, the more reactive we are to people and events.

Narcissistic Relationships

Partners of narcissists feel torn between their love and their pain, between staying and leaving, but they can’t seem to do either.

Why Romance Turns Toxic: The Psychology Behind Love & Relationships

Too often a beautiful romance turns sour. What was a wonderful dream becomes a painful nightmare!

What is Narcissistic Abuse: Signs to Identify It and Ways to Protect Yourself

Signs To Identify It and Ways to protect Yourself from narcissistic abuse.

Do’s And Don’ts In Confronting Abuse

Common Mistakes that Escalate Abuse and Effective Strategies for Dealing with it.

5 Life Changing Habits That Will Build Your Self- Esteem

Spend 15 minutes doing the following each day, and watch your whole life change:

Daughters Of Narcissist Mothers

The following are some of the characteristics and consequences of having a narcissistic mother.

10 Tips To Spot Emotional Unavailability: Before You Get Hooked

If you're attracted to distancers, find out these signs before you get hooked.