I’m Adding Rules To My Life To Cope With Codependency

I have always said that codependency recovery is about management and not cure. Being a behavioural issue means that setbacks can easily happen. There is no linear line available from A to Z. One has to constantly manage symptoms on a daily basis and take one day at a time and always challenge yourself to do the right thing. Doing the right thing means taking responsibility and leadership.

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Top 3 Posts Of 2021!

At this time of year, I like to reflect on what people have been reading on the site. Codependency and codependent relationships were once again prominent topics. Interestingly, unlike previous years, the most popular piece was one on how two codependents interact with each other in a relationship. Take a look at the three most popular articles of 2021, which have been reposted here for you to read again...

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A Parent Should Not Be A Child’s Friend Or Foe!

We all know that our perceptions of maturity and the people in our lives are heavily influenced by our upbringing. This is where we obtain our information and the pattern for how we will spend our lives. The result of this is instinctive, automatic and comes from a very deep place. It governs our behaviour and it appears to be so engrained at times that it may feel impossible to do things any other way. That is certainly the message I often hear...

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Codependency: You CAN Think Your Way Out Of A Situation You Behaved Your Way Into

The first session of the new round of Group Therapy For Codependency was held last Saturday. The objective in the first session was to discuss how childhood and the lack of connection with caregivers had fostered a codependent attitude in adulthood. We heard stories of abuse and neglect but mostly about how parents appeared to be so busy with themselves in some way, the children were invisible...

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