Those of you who have been following the blog will be aware that I am currently in the midst of a period of reflection. Reaching 60 has got me thinking about my life to this point and how it might look going forward. I am trying to become aware of who I really want to be as a person, the basis for my recent article. At long last, I’m making an effort to come to grips with my codependency and define who I really am. I am not my relationships or the blurred lines that often exist in codependent identity. Somewhere along the path to 60, I got lost with the idea that I don’t matter but other people do.
I’ve done an excellent job of explaining how things work to others, but I’ve done a poor job of following my own advice at times. With my self-disclosure, I’m hoping that it may be able to assist or encourage others who are going through similar situations. This is an honest account of my attempts at changing a well-set pattern that has been a part of my life since childhood. Read More