The Sociopath–Outward Disruptive Behavior Toward Society LTW-83

The sociopath, clinically known as antisocial personality disorder, is a person who does not interact with others in an appropriate manner. This person is unaffected by others’ emotions and tries to manipulate outward circumstances without dealing with their own problems. To help the sociopath, help them feel loved by not taking issue with everything they … Check it Out

How to Develop a Sense of Security Within a Threatening Environment LTW-63

Children develop a sense of security when they feel loved by their parents. They thrive on routines, affection, and clear boundaries. Children need to know their parents are there for them, without being allowed to control the parents. This balance requires judgment calls and recognizing the cultural tendency toward individualism. They also need to know … Check it Out

Overcoming Guilt LTW-61

When someone feels guilty, Dr. Ankenman advises to discern what the guilt means emotionally to the person, rather than the details of what they feel guilty about. Once the person resolves the guilt emotionally, then they will be able to determine if they need to do anything externally about the situation. Guilt may be tied … Check it Out

Emotional Liberation, Part 2 LTW-50

Forgiveness is a crucial part of emotional liberation, but it does not mean dismissing wrong behavior. Instead it may include disciplining loved ones for their benefit. Discipline may look like taking a stand with someone and coming alongside the person to help them change. Another part of emotional liberation is overcoming distorted views of romance. … Check it Out

Rebellion and Defiance LTW-47

Dr. Ankenman defines rebellion as a rejection of authority, with no plan or concern for the consequences. A person may defy authority on philosophical or other grounds and be prepared to handle the consequences of the choice, but the rebellious person cannot think that far, and rejects authority just because it is authority. Sociopaths, or … Check it Out