4 Signs You Have Weak Boundaries or Rigid Boundaries

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Are your boundaries too weak or too rigid? Either can cause problems. In this article, you’ll learn the difference between weak, rigid, and healthy boundaries–and how to set better boundaries. What is a healthy boundary? Most of us are familiar with the concept of boundaries. Boundaries serve as limits, telling others how we want to […]

Recover from Codependency by Setting Intentions

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Setting Intentions to Recover for Codependency

Setting an intention to change your codependent thoughts and behaviors can help you recover from codependency. Can setting intentions help you recover from codependency? Are you trying to recover from codependency or heal from an unhealthy or toxic relationship? Perhaps you’ve noticed that you have some codependent traits, such as enabling, letting people take advantage […]

How to Stop Enabling

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How to Stop Enabling

Are you helping or enabling? Have you ever wondered what the difference is? In this article, you’ll learn to stop enabling, end codependent patterns, and calm your anxiety and worry about your loved one. Enabling is doing something for someone that they can reasonably do for themselves. Originally, enabling referred specifically to doing something for […]

Codependents’ Guide to Detaching with Love

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Detaching with Love

Detaching with love helps codependents and enablers. When we detach with love, we stop worrying and interfering and let others takes responsibility for themselves. What is detaching with love? Detaching (or detaching with love) is a core component of codependency recovery. If you’re often worried about a loved one, disappointed or upset by their choices, […]

7 Reasons It’s Hard to End Codependent Relationships

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7 Reasons it's Hard to End Codependent Relationships

  Why is it so hard to end codependent relationships? Codependency is a hard pattern to break. Even when you’re aware of it, it’s not uncommon to repeat the same type of codependent relationships, behaviors, and thoughts.  This is in part because codependency is learned in childhood – so it’s well-practiced and feels natural. But […]

20 Affirmations to Help Build Your Self-Esteem

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Use these 20 affirmations to help build your self-esteem, think positively, and reduce codependency and perfectionism. Would you like to increase your self-esteem in 2020? Do you want to reduce codependency and perfectionism and treat yourself with more compassion? Even though nothing magically changes on January 1st, most of us like the idea of a […]

17 Ways to Validate Yourself

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Everyone needs validation—to feel accepted and understood. However, we can’t always get validation for others. Therefore, it’s important to know how to validate yourself.  It feels good to be praised, to have your feelings affirmed, to be told you did a good job, and to be appreciated. It’s normal to want validation from others—your parents, […]

12 Reminders That Will Help Change Your Codependent Thinking

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12 Reminder to Change Codependent Thinking

Codependent thinking is distorted and unhelpful. Learn to challenge codependent and replace them with positive, healthy affirmations. Codependent thinking and behaviors can sabotage our health, happiness, and relationships. Here are some examples: Codependents neglect themselves in order to take care of others. Codependents lose their individuality trying to please others. Codependents don’t ask for what […]

Are You Stuck in the Codependency Maze?

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Are you stuck in the codependency maze? Find solutions in self-help codependency recovery book.

  Are you drawn to people with serious problems, who tend to “under function”? Do you feel lonely in your relationships? Do you feel like no one listens to you or no one cares about you? Are you tired of having the same arguments over and over again? Do you feel invisible or insignificant? Do […]