Articles in the Codependency Category

Rumors and Gossip Versus The Truth
Tuesday, 19 Feb, 2008 – 22:30 | No Comment
Rumors and Gossip Versus The Truth

What do rumors and gossip have to do with the truth? What if the rumor or the gossip is based in truth? What if the rumor is true …

Saying ‘No.’ Sometimes it’s an Entire Chapter.
Tuesday, 4 Sep, 2007 – 11:56 | 2 Comments
Saying ‘No.’ Sometimes it’s an Entire Chapter.

I think we associate ‘No’ with negative as in negative feelings and negative consequences. I know I used to. As a child, being told ‘No” was usually accompanied …

Controlling Codependent Bitch
Thursday, 29 Mar, 2007 – 11:15 | 2 Comments
Controlling Codependent Bitch

“Controlling codependent bitch” is the term that would have someone visiting my “Quit Punishing Me” article this evening. Reading the article again, ever mindful of the search term …

Peace at All Costs
Sunday, 25 Mar, 2007 – 9:54 | 2 Comments
Peace at All Costs

I see the petitions for peace. I hear the pleas for an end to America’s somebody’s so-called “War on Terror.” I can’t help but think as I browse …

Shame, Blame and Manipulation [Words Can Harm – Part 6]
Friday, 15 Sep, 2006 – 10:53 | One Comment
Shame, Blame and Manipulation [Words Can Harm – Part 6]

People don’t change due to the shame – not the way the shaming person hopes for. If you think that calling your husband a “dumb-ass” is going to make him smarter, think again. The problem with shame and blame is a cultural problem of looking toward the ‘outside’ to fix whatever is ‘wrong’ with us on the inside. Read this part 6 of “Words can harm. Words can heal.”

It’s All About Me! I am the Most Important Person!
Wednesday, 16 Aug, 2006 – 18:03 | 4 Comments
It’s All About Me! I am the Most Important Person!

This sounds funny, looking at what I have titled this. Sounds so contrary to everything I have been taught and here I am. In public. Out loud. Saying …

Quit Punishing Me
Monday, 31 Jul, 2006 – 13:19 | No Comment
Quit Punishing Me

“So I guess you’ll punish me.” or “Why are you punishing me?” or “Will you punish me?” or “You always punish me.” or “Why are you torturing me?” …

Manifesting Self-Illness and Reflections on Karma
Monday, 5 Jun, 2006 – 4:15 | No Comment
Manifesting Self-Illness and Reflections on Karma

Manifesting self-illness, instead of abiding my Spirit, is what weaves this story of karmic reaping. My Spiritual lessons offered for anyone called to Truth (HSP) who thinks that ignoring their Spiritual Path will make living in this world easier..

What is Codependency?
Sunday, 30 Apr, 2006 – 20:30 | 3 Comments
What is Codependency?

What is codependency? Are you the controlller or the controllee? Do you rage externally or internally? Here is a working definition of codependency and examples.

The HSP, Alcoholic, or Controlling Partner
Saturday, 22 Apr, 2006 – 21:35 | One Comment
The HSP, Alcoholic, or Controlling Partner

I was recently honored with a message from a woman who is involved with an HSP. [ Characteristics of the Highly Sensitive Person or The HSP & Relationships may …

Sadness Versus Insanity
Tuesday, 17 Jan, 2006 – 18:10 | One Comment
Sadness Versus Insanity

Somewhere in Melody Beattie’s Codependents’ Guide to the Twelve Steps she makes it clear that when we grieve as we engage this process of recovery that we are …