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Codependency: How to break free and live your own life

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Codependent is a relatively new term for people who have to depend on others for their own sense of self-worth and self-esteem. They often come from alcoholic or other dysfunctional families where there are rigid roles and behaviour patterns, and they have little sense of personal identity, concentrating instead on being needed. They can excel at coping and caring, but ...more
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Published 1991 by Judy Piatkus (Publishers) Ltd
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“Resist trying to be what other people want you to be. Anyone in your life who tries to change you is really saying: as I can't control myself I will try and control you. By the same token, don't attempt to control other people's behaviour - it's not your place.” 4 likes
“If you ever feel the person in your life needs rescuing, particularly from him or herself - beware. Codependency is rearing its head again.” 4 likes
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