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Adult Children of Alcoholics

How to Break the Cycle of Codependency


This article focuses on how parents can break the cycle of codependency by learning to parent differently. However, you can use these strategies even if you're not a parent (or your children are grown).  You can apply many of these parenting strategies to yourself. Yep! Sounds strange, but you can re-parent yourself by giving yourself what you didn't get in childhood -- whether that's unconditional love, permission to express your...
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Adult Children of Alcoholics

10 Things You Need to Know About Codependency

Codependency is often misunderstood. It’s not just a label to slap on the spouse of every alcoholic. It encompasses a wide-range of behavior and thought patterns that cause people distress to varying degrees. I hope this article will help clear up some of the misconceptions about codependency and help you to understand codependency better.

Codependency is a...
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