In any healthy relationship, boundaries are crucial. They help define individual limits and acceptable behaviors. However, for codependents, the act of setting these boundaries is fraught with difficulty.
This exploration is aimed at illuminating the subtle, often unseen patterns of my codependent behavior, particularly as they appear within the Drama Triangle – a framework for understanding social interactions and conflict.
Breaking enmeshment in codependent relationships can be challenging, but it’s not impossible.
There are many methods out there to treat codependency and they all have their merits. I use a three stage approach that gives people the tools they need to ‘find’ themselves again.
One of the most significant challenges codependents face after a breakup is the fear of being alone.