Tag Archives: Codependency

Building Trust and Meaningful Relationships in Recovery

By Family Therapist, Judi Jenett Trust is at the core of all meaningful relationships. Without trust, there can be no cohesive family unit and rebuilding trust for those recovering from an addiction is a process that can take many months or years. The disease of addiction creates imbalances in relationships and challenges the entire family […]

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5 Warning Signs of Codependency

Codependency is a relational process that can arise in any type of relationship whether it’s romantic, familial, work-related, or friendly. Codependency can look different for each individual. Usually the codependent person is so absorbed in others’ problems that they don’t have time to identify their own problems. Instead of taking care of their own needs […]

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How To Tell If You’re a Codependent

Are you a codependent? Have you wondered if you could be? As a loved one of a person who is struggling with addiction, you may feel like you have to do everything in your power to help that person. However, sometimes what may seem like helping can often make the situation worse. When a person […]

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How to Identify Codependent and Enabling Behaviors

How to Identify Codependent and Enabling Behaviors

Sometimes, “Helping” Is Actually Hurting When a close friend or loved one is actively addicted to drugs or alcohol, the addiction can have disastrous effects for everyone in proximity. It’s important for the friends and loved ones of people struggling with addiction to recognize unhealthy behaviors and coping mechanisms that may be contributing to the […]

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