The reclusive author whose groundbreaking book redefined spirituality for an entire generation realizes how little he actually knows upon being approached by a single mother and a recovering. When a Jewish family needs help with drug abuse, where can they turn? Drug abuse is not something often spoken about in the Jewish community, yet it does exist. And it?s a problem that could grow unchecked. A friend of mine, a synagogue chazan (cantor), is trying to help his 15-year-old son win a. Random Trivia. What ocean is the second largest ocean in the world? Pacific; If you’re in England and someone says they need to get petrol, what do they need to get? Savannah Grey is a Freelance Writer, a Hypnotherapist, Consultant, Sports Fanatic, and Philosopher and has a degree in Psychology. She is the founder of www.esteemology.com, a website dedicated to educating and healing survivors of abusive relationships. Narcissistic relationships are formed when one or both partners struggle with a narcissistic personality. Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is defined by The Mayo Clinic as “a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance and a deep need for admiration. The Lost Child: Invisible and Unheard. Posted by Louise Behiel in adult children, Louise Behiel, recovery, self help | 462 comments. The third of the four roles is the Lost Child. Remember, in a family with an emotionally absent parent, the other parent is focused on the ‘missing’ one. LACK OF EMPATHY – OUCH! A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves. – Simone Weil. One can always be kind to people about whom one cares nothing. I have realised that I need to take care of my own emotional needs and strengths (as a single dad of a 22-year-old alcoholic son) first, in order to keep things going – at home, with my job, my own social life, hobbies, etc. The “bait-and-switch” from the surprisingly . frank Burn-Baby-Burn “reincarnated” Woodsman of Olde . into the “far safer and more politically correct” The Enigma of Self-Injury. Self-Injury (which occurs when someone cuts or burns or otherwise harms themselves) is one of the harder behaviors associated with mental illness for people to fathom.