Co-dependency is a learned behavior that can be passed down from one generation to another. It is an emotional and behavioral condition based in control that affects an individual’s ability to have a healthy, mutually satisfying relationship with anyone but especially those who are close to you.
Codependency is often related to addiction and it’s true, but you don’t need to be enabling an addict to be a codependent. Codependency comes from all walks of life from many different situations, so anyone can be one. However, when in close relationship with an addict, codependency becomes even more severe because it is life or death. Codependency, (also known as “relationship addiction”) creates dependency on a person and when left untreated can be the very source that supplies addiction leaving some asking the question, “Who is sicker, the addict or the codependent?” However, when treated, then the codependent can actually be the catalyst for change…. First in her own her own life and perhaps in the addicts because when you stop throwing the big down pillow at the rock bottom that the addict is plunging toward, he actually can suffer the consequences for his actions and finally get help
Whether you love someone who is an addict or alcoholic or have no one in your family who is addicted but you are addicted to them or their approval, our services uncover the true motives behind, enabling, people pleasing, controlling fear of the outcome and more which help you understand living a life based on another’s opinion or approval is not a living. We work with you to help you unravel the unhealthy motivations that charge your emotions and offer an alternative way to think to uncover who you really are.
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