This is my first time here and I just wanted to say hello.
I had my first therapy session today. Initially I went in to deal with the grief of losing my father and she had told me that she feels that I have traits of codependency. I've been doing my research and through reading some of your articles everything begins to hit home. I am very sensitive, to the point of being submissive in fear of someone not liking me. I am still hung up on my ex from a year and a half ago, we broke up because he was on tinder and I have been desparately wanting him back.
So this brings me here, feeling pretty hopeless. I now have a name for the feelings I have but no method of getting "fixed"
My name is Mandy and I’m codependent. I started going to CoDa meetings almost 5 months ago. My husband found out that I had cheated on him several times, and said he would stay in the marriage to try to work on it. I realized, every single one of my relationships, including my first marriage, has been exactly the same. I’m needy, clingy always in need of attention. And I’m a cheater. Just...
I am a 43 year old twice divorced man. I just got out of a very bad 6 year marriage where i was with a very quick to anger woman who put me down alot. Well 5 months later im seeing a wonderful woman. She has two younger kids. The problem im having is its seems that I have allowed my happiness to be determined through this woman. I am ultra sensitive to her moods and how she reacts to...