Codependency vs. Narcissism, Shame vs. Guilt, Self Acceptance, & Intimacy – Q&A With Darlene Lancer, LMFT

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Brandon talks with Darlene Lancer (LMFT) about codependency vs. narcissism, shame vs. guilt, self acceptance, & intimacy. Plus they discuss, perfectionism, compulsion, core feelings, abandonment, emotional availability, imposter syndrome, and much more. They even have a giggle when Brandon realizes he has more issues than he thought. ***There are a few different types of sounds due to audio changes and a very brief plane noise in the background that we didn’t hear while recording. Our apologies.***

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Links to Darlene’s very well reviewed books Codependency For Dummies and Conquering Shame & Codependency

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