4 thoughts on “Can You Love Someone Too Much?

  • April 9, 2014 at 10:37 am

    I really believe that the checklist for adult emotional maturity is something that deserves more attention. The generation of young adults who are now growing into their adulthood don’t seem to understand what defines maturity. This is causing significant problems for both them and the generation that follows.

  • April 12, 2014 at 3:24 am

    Thanks for this checklist. I would also add that many codependents aren’t so cautious with their words or afraid of anger. Some thrive on it, but share other core symptoms, like shame, denial, poor boundaries and communication skills, and control issues. For more on codependency, see my books and website.
    Darlene Lancer, LMFT
    Author of “Codependency for Dummies”

  • August 18, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    What happens if both partners are Co dependant ?

    • August 18, 2014 at 5:38 pm

      Good question, and this is frequently the case, as it’s difficult for most of us to strike a healthy balance between taking good care of ourselves and being there for other people. Support groups such as CODA (Codependents Anonymous), Al-Anon, and/or individual or couples therapy can help a great deal.


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