The path to well-being and happiness is under your feet and likely on your doorstep. Stop scrolling, watching mindless TV and take that first step today, and let it lead you to a brighter, healthier, and more fulfilling tomorrow.
By respecting yourself enough to leave a toxic relationship, you are taking a courageous step towards creating a life filled with love, respect and genuine happiness.
We repeat traumatic experiences in an unconscious attempt to gain mastery over them. If you felt rejected, unloved, or powerless as a child, you may recreate similar experiences and relationships in an unconscious effort to heal yourself by gaining the acceptance or love of another person or by regaining a sense of control.
The “Drama Triangle” can be juxtaposed with a healthier model known as the “Empowerment Dynamic,” created by David Emerald, which provides a more constructive framework for interpersonal interactions.
On their search for a new romantic partner, they occasionally come across individuals who are interested in treating them respectfully and who have their own personal boundaries.
Many individuals who exhibit codependent tendencies often struggle with acknowledging their situation due to their long-standing habit of orienting their thoughts and actions around external factors or individuals.
I firmly believe that codependency is firmly routed in childhood trauma, relational and developmental trauma. In a sense, we staystuck in what John Bradshaw says, in his excellent book, Healing the Shame that Binds You, in the codependent formative phase where we need someone to guide us.
Conscious Detachment is a powerful tool for individuals on a quest to break free from codependency and discover their unique purpose.
The road to emotional independence and a healthier, more fulfilling life begins with developing a stronger sense of self, setting healthy boundaries, and prioritising self-care.