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Codependency is much more widespread than originally thought. You don't even have to be in a relationship. Codependents have trouble accepting themselves, so they hide who they are to be accepted by someone else."Codependency for Dummies" is the most comprehensive book on the topic to date. It describes the history, symptoms, causes, and relationship dynamics of codependen ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by For Dummies (first published March 28th 2012)
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Jewelianne
Okay, so I feel like sort of a weirdo putting this book on here, but hear me out. I've been really interested in positive self-improvement this year (both physically and emotionally/mentally). I saw a really good lecture by the author of this book, so I decided to check out her work. The information in this book could be helpful to almost anyone. Even if you aren't "codependent" per se, it has a lot of useful advice about figuring out what you want out of life, how to be decisive, how to develop ...more
Katie
This book is a great read and makes you be able to understand in very easy terms what codependency exactly is! I will continue to refer to this book through the recovery process!
Darlene Lancer
Jul 18, 2012 Darlene Lancer rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
5.0 out of 5 stars “Finding your voice…”, July 13, 2012 By Amaroo Jirra (…this side of oblivion…)

I am thrilled to have this book ! It’s a terrific outline of everything included in codependency issues and much more. There is so much to learn and so much to think about after reading each chapter. In many instances you’ll stop to ponder and say to yourself, “I do that.” And then you’ll put the tools and tips in motion and learn to change the behavior. It’s a wonderful, insightful look into how cod
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Kris
Excellent book. I highly recommend this. It's also written by an MFT who decided on that career when she was 40, so I really respect that.
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I'm a Marriage and Family Therapist and author of "Codependency for Dummies, "Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Free Your True Self," and ebooks: "How to Speak Your Mind - Become Assertive and Set Limits," "Spiritual Transformation in the Twelve Steps" and "10 Steps to Self-Esteem." I specialize in relationships and codependency, and have treated individuals and couples for over 25 yea ...more
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