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"
Healthy AngerThroughout the years of my work with clients, I have come to observe the very positive aspects of anger and to define specific skills that are essential for the practice of “healthy anger.” These include the following:1. Healthy anger means observing and experiencing anger without being overwhelmed by it and reacting to it.2. Healthy anger means recognizing our anger as a signal...
Hi everybody,For about a month now, I've been in a new relationship with a man who is really thoughtful, caring and, most of all, isn't afraid of being too close to me. I can say that he makes me feel really good. However, my problems of codependency of course can't disappear just like that. I've notice that behind my codependency there is a fear and behind that fear there is an anger and...