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Your Top Ten Codependency Questions – A Detailed Look

Top Ten Codependency Questions

Last month we polled many of you, our audience, by email with one open-ended question: “What are your top two questions that we absolutely NEED to answer about codependency?” Immediately the responses started rolling in, and we began collating the […]

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Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Codependency

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In talking with our readers, we consistently hear a need for ways and techniques toward recovery. Being that codependents tend to engage in “mind-reading” and “future-telling”, combined with a lack of ability to deal with troubling emotions, Dialectical Behavior Therapy […]

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End The Pain – Train Your Brain To Overcome Codependency


If you’re codependent, have you ever wondered why you have such a difficult time doing what you want to do? You acquiesce to someone else because you can’t bare to say “no”. You take an action or allow something to […]

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How To Improve Self-Esteem for The Codependent

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What is self esteem? Simply put, self esteem is an evaluation of an individual’s worth or how a person judges him/herself.  In 1969, Nathaniel Branden, a California based, Canadian psychotherapist said it this way, “Self esteem is the experience of […]

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How To Find Your Dysfunction Through a Personal Inventory

I recently attended a study called Journey Groups.  It was a time to nurture our spiritual side and find healing from the damage and wounding we have experienced since childhood.  Our sessions looked at what types of events have taken […]

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Relationship Problems – Is It Really This Simple?

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If we could offer one solution to help just about anyone who’s having relationship problems, a high degree of confidence leads us to say one thing. For centuries, wise men such as Socrates, Jesus, and Buddha have reiterated a concept which at […]

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Hacking Codependency With Meditation

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If you’ve already taken our mini-course, you may remember an email entitled “Becoming and Staying Aware”. The point of this entire email was that “mindfulness” is a crucial skill to overcoming codependent habits. As our course states: “Mindfulness essentially teaches us how […]

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Codependency Symptoms: Spotting Insecurities In Relationships

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Are you worried that your relationship may have symptoms of codependency? Do you find yourself questioning your own behavior and that of your partner’s?  Do you wonder whether your feelings are a result of real love or addiction?  Do you […]

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Coping With Codependent Family Members: It Can Be Like Living With an Alcoholic


It can be very difficult to remain emotionally resilient and strong if you have to cope with a codependent family member on a day to day basis, it can put an enormous strain on your whole family.  Codependents often become […]

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Obsessive Love: Understanding Feelings Behind Codependent Relationships

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Obsessive love is an unhealthy emotional connection with your partner and is part of being in a codependent relationship. If you have concerns about your relationship and view it as being unhealthy, the first thing you should do is identify […]

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