Enjoying A Relationship With Myself

Just rambling on today... “Codependency underlies all addictions. The core symptom of “dependency” manifests as reliance on a person, substance, or process (i.e., activity, such as gambling or sex addiction). Instead of having a healthy relationship with yourself, you make something or someone else more important. Over time, your thoughts, feelings, and actions revolve around that other person, activity, or substance, and you increasingly abandon your relationship with yourself.” Ah,... Continue Reading →

Are you changing or transforming?

While I was walking through my room this morning (doing God only knows what because I have already forgotten) I heard something on the TV that caught my attention, but only for a moment. The only things I remember are the two words "life-changes" and "transformation". It got me to thinking about the two and... Continue Reading →

Celebrating 12 Years!

Twelve years! It's been 12 years since I began my journey of self-discovery, codependent recovery and emotional healing and it has been amazing! I've learned and changed so much in the past 12 years and I am truly amazed at who I am today. If I met myself on the street today, I'd really like me.... Continue Reading →

My A – Z Codependency Challenge – Y

Yelling, Yielding, Yearning Your yelling and my yielding Was a dance that fed my yearning For peace For love For happiness Which did not come My yelling and your yawning  Was a dance that fueled my yielding For peace For love For happiness Which I found without you

My A – Z Codependency Challenge – U

Unworthy, Unhealthy, Unattainable, Unhinged I have spent most of my life feeling unworthy; unworthy of love, unworthy of happiness, unworthy of peace... My unhealthy thoughts and behaviors and a total lack of self-respect fueled this unworthiness. And because I was so unhealthy, I unconsciously perpetrated unattainable expectation on myself and others. I wanted to be... Continue Reading →

My A – Z Codependency Challenge – S

Secrets, Self-Sabotage Did you know that codependents keep secrets? Seriously, they do! Well, I did! Yep, they were deep, dark secrets that led to a whole lot of self-sabotage. Keeping those secrets helped to keep me down, locked in a prison in my own mind. Those secrets choked the life out of me. Other than... Continue Reading →

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