In a codependent friendships, the pain outweighs the pleasure. A classic sign of a codependent friendship is when the codependent person becomes overly dependent on the other person. Over time, this makes the other person feel engulfed or trapped. The healthy friendship then turns into an unhealthy dependency. #friendship #codependent
When self-esteem is based on external things like relationships, a new house or financial success, it doesn't last. Basing your self-worth and self-esteem on outside stuff is a quick fix, not a long term solution. Self-care is an important part of self-esteem because taqking care of yourself shows that you matter to yourself! #selfesteem #selfcare
Detachment is letting another person experience their consequences instead of taking responsibility for their problems. In relationships,detachment doesn't mean you stop caring, it means lovingly letting go of solving the problems associated with the addiction. #detachment #boundaries #addiction #codependency
These writing exercises are helpful in codependency recovery becasue they walk you through how to improve self-care and setting boundaries. Relationships improve when you can take care of yourself not just everyone else! I can help you! #codependency #recovery #writing #journal #relationships
Boundaries keep relationships healthy, but when people violate them, it hurts. When this happens repeatedly, the relationship becomes unhealthy and feels unsafe. With people who violate boundaries (I call them boundary busters), you need more tools to care for yourself and not feel like a doormat.#boundaries
Detachment is a lifesaver when you love an addict because you need healthy boundaries to stay sane. In this article you'll learn what detachment is and how it can help you cope with someone else's addiction or destructive behavior. #detachment #relationships #addiction #codependency #marriage #alcoholism
You may have heard the term “codependency” used, and perhaps you’ve wondered if you could be considered codependent. Codependency is being overly focused on helping, rescuing or controlling others at your own expense. You lose yourself in others but can't stop.#codependency #codependent #recovery
In these journal prompts you will learn how to build healthy self-esteem and deepen intuition. Identify old beliefs that limit your happiness. Create a new, loving connection with yourself. Resolve old pains and forgive yourself.