5 Steps to Freedom from Codependency

When it comes to struggling with codependency, do you know how to form healthier relationships? Here are five steps you can take to help you form positive, balanced relationships.

  1. Get Help.
    Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.” – James 5:16.If you struggle with codependency, individual and group therapy is very important to help you heal.  A Christian counselor can help you find ways to acknowledge and express your feelings that may have been buried since childhood. By talking about your struggles and confessing your sins, you’re taking the first step toward healing. (more…)

Tendency for Codependency?

Despite your best efforts, you always find yourself enmeshed in unhealthy relationships. You have a tendency to try to rescue toxic people, and it’s a struggle for you to say no.

Sound familiar? If so, you may struggle with codependency.

In the 1950’s, the word “codependent” was a term therapists started to use to describe the spouse of someone with a drug or alcohol addiction. These days, however, codependency means more. It can involve enabling someone who struggles with any number of addictions or dysfunctional behaviors.

For example, let’s say your spouse struggles with watching porn. (more…)