Inside Out Challenge – Day 10

The saddest song you ever heard Yep, "The Christmas Shoes" is hands-down one of the saddest songs I've ever heard. I cry every time I hear it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNX7d1ETWd8

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 →

Hope Will Come

I have been reflecting a lot this week on one of my favorite promises from God, Jeremiah 29:11. “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." A few years ago I was thrown into... Continue Reading →

You cannot take away my truth.

Years ago, in the pit of my codependency, before learning that the pain I was in was caused by me and my actions or reactions, I needed you to understand. I needed you to know of my pain and how you hurt me. I needed you to acknowledge what you did. I needed your apology. I... Continue Reading →

Free from the chains!

Happy Independence Day! How appropriate to be writing this post on our Nation's birthday. This is the day our Nation declared its independence and so, it is also the day I declare my personal independence. I am no longer bound by the chains of pain and sadness! The last few days have been emotional and... Continue Reading →

Oh this sucks!

I will forever be codependent. There is no cure. It is not something I can take a pill for or watch my diet or exercise. The only way to keep it at bay, is to put into practice what I have learned over the years and know that tomorrow will be a better day. As codependents,... Continue Reading →

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