Episode #32: The Origins of Codependency: When We Turn Safety into Control.

Oct 11, 2018

This Episode

You Will Learn

  • So what is Codependency exactly?
  • Signs of Codependent behavior
  • What may cause it?
  • What does this have to do adulting?
  • Getting shit done vs codependent perfectionism
  • How to move in a new direction

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Episode #32: The Origins of Codependency: When We Turn Safety into Control.

Many people find themselves repeating the same unhealthy relationship patterns—despite their best intentions.
Consider codependency—when two people with dysfunctional personality traits become worse together. Enmeshment happens when clear boundaries about where you start and where your partner ends are not clearly defined.
The term is often misinterpreted and often overlooked when overemphasizing the “narcissist vs empathic relationship

Most psychologists define it as a psychological condition that creates a psychological need in individuals to form relationships with other people, who, due to their own psychiatric condition, are likely to be excessively demanding, controlling and exploitative. Many people get stuck in “holding space” for their particular identified personality type, but I like to go deeper and learn How does this happen and what can you do to feel better?

The Aces Study

Dr. Dan Siegel

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xoxo Lynn

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