It has been said that a large part of the global population is codependent on something or somebody. That something could be work, substances, alcohol. That somebody could be a partner, parent or boss. Yes, there are many ways to be codependent and many are codependent towards more than one “object” leading to a fairly miserable life of sacrifice, search for validation and controlling others…
What does it mean to be codependent? Unless you are codependent, you really cannot imagine what it is like. It is a connection problem that
When we allow our thinking patterns to “protect” us, we often feel there is no escape, no matter how hard we try. These thinking traps
My apologies in advance for such a long, somewhat confusing headline. I hope you will get what I mean as you read further into this
I have seen many times a situation that is very frustrating for me as a therapist. Working with codependents, it is often advisable to ensure
There are many of my peers who believe that codependency does not exist or is at most, a symptom of a quantifiable and recognizable disorder. Many clients will go through therapy for years without their therapist recognizing basic concepts of codependent behaviour in their actions and relationships.