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Adult Children of Alcoholics

3 Reasons Codependents Struggle with Self-Care

Self-care is treating yourself with love and compassion. It’s the act of doing something that increases your health and well being. Self-care restores your energy and “fills you up” emotionally, physically, and/or spiritually. Self-care helps prevent burnout and is an essential part of living a healthy, happy life.

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5 Myths & 5 Truths About Codependency

I don’t love the term codependency. I think it’s often misunderstood. Some people find it a helpful description and others reject it because it feels blaming or inaccurate. Unfortunately, there isn’t another succinct way of describing what are commonly described as codependent traits.

In an effort to bring some clarity to the term codependency, I want to address some of the common myths about codependency.
Myth #1 Codependency means being...
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