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The Flight from Intimacy: Healing Your Relationship of Counter-dependence - The Other Side of Co-dependency

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Counterdependence is the little-known flip side of the common psychological pathology of codependence. In The Flight from Intimacy, psychologists Barry and Janae Weinhold isolate this phenomenon as the major barrier in creating intimate relationships. People with counterdependent behaviors appear strong, secure, and successful on the outside, while on the inside they are w
Kindle Edition, 353 pages
Published (first published January 28th 2008)
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Apr 15, 2008 Tami rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In Breaking Free of the Co-dependency Trap, the authors looked to the true causes of co-dependency. They stated that 98% of the human population is co-dependent and that this reflected stilted emotional development caused by unmet needs in the first six months of life. Essentially, psychological development is halted at this point so that the individual can find what he or she needs to resolve the situation.

Counter-dependency is another major concern to healthy human development. Counter-depend
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Jul 06, 2010 Toni Rahman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book, along with its companion, Breaking Free of the Codependency Trap, helped me see deeper into the nature of intimacy disorder, and helped me understand that there is something we can do about it. Amazing stuff in here! Hope, tools, and lots to chew on...
Aug 25, 2008 Cyndi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Another amazing book from this amazing couple. While some of their techniques sound bizarre, their insight and theories on unmet developmental needs make perfect sense.
Christine Jackson
Thoughtful and extremely insightful study on how and why we avoid intimacy.
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