Please Don’t Leave Me! The Fear Of Abandonment

The Fear of Abandonment “Don’t panic. I’m with you.There’s no need to fear for I’m your God.I’ll give you strength. I’ll help you.I’ll hold you steady, keep a firm grip on you.” Isaiah 41:10The.Fear.Of.Abandonment.It’s certainly real, ya’ll.Maybe you’ve knowingly...

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Inner Child Healing Exercise

Childhood Photograph Dialogue Exercise  Yes, that’s me at five years old. That little girl is who went through some scary things and didn’t understand why. That’s the little girl who figured she better be a “good girl”, because maybe if she was “good”, Mom and Dad...

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Let Go Of Your “Not-So-Good-Enough” Self

 Let Go Of Your “Not-So-Good-Enough” Self None of our childhoods were perfect. Sure, many of us had good childhoods with loving parents.  But perfection in the way that all of our wants and needs were met?Nah. Didn’t happen.So, we grow up with some wounds. Some...

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Codependency: A Sacred View

Codependency: A Sacred View “Codependency? WTH? I feel so alone. No one understands and I question whether anyone really cares. I know I don’t deserve this, but here I am struggling in this relationship. Is there a reason for this? Is there some big lesson I’m...

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Draw Up A Blueprint

Draw Up Your Blueprint Without a blueprint, contractors would be up a creek, huh?  Having to build a home without specifications could really cause some headaches and an unsafe dwellingIn the same way, we need a blueprint when it comes to overcoming codependent...

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Codependency Recovery: Start Building A Foundation

Codependency Recovery: Start Building A Foundation “I can’t believe who I’ve become.  I’m sinking lower and lower, snooping through his phone reading his texts, checking the history on his computer.  I want to trust him, but he’s lied so many times – or at least I...

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Breathe. You Are Not Alone

Breathe: You’re Not Alone “I just found out my partner relapsed. We’ve been together four years and sure, we had our share of problems, but this has devastated me.  I don’t even know what to do anymore. He says he’s done. Says he doesn’t want to lose me,...

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Step 1- Acceptance

STEP 1 - ACCEPTANCE   If you’re not willing to open up and look at the truth – the reality that you’ve been living in. The good, the bad, and the ugly – then you’re not going to get very far in recovering from codependency. You might talk a good talk and know the...

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codependency recovery – start here

I’m Coda What? “Are you kidding me? I’m not codependent and I don’t need a support group!”That was me ten years ago, when I was an emotional basket case and clueless about just how deep I was in a codependent mud puddle.A codependency recovery support group? Really? I...

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Attachment Styles: How Do You Attach To Others?

Attachment Styles: How Do You Attach To Others? We've explored the nature of codependency and how it can slowly ruin a relationship. You get into a relationship and things seem so amazing when the “love high” is going on.However, at some point the...

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