25 Feb 181 Are YOU Codependent or Caring? (Checklist Inside!)
Codependency can be quite the buzzword, but today we dive into what it really means.
Are you actually overstepping boundaries when you think that you’re being caring?
Feelings like resentment are awesome indicators that you might be engaging in “unhealthy helping”. I talk all about it and what you can do to feel better on today’s show.
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“There is so much power we have to change these tendencies, and a lot of times it really is just learned behavior. So you can unlearn it just as you learned it.” – Terri Cole
- What is codependency
- How to know if you’re codependent
- How gender norms influence us
- What is unhealthy helping
- How to set boundaries
- The importance of negotiating for your own needs
“With codependency, eventually we end up feeling resentful because we in some ways voluntarily over-give and over-do.” – Terri Cole
“The real key to understanding codependency and your own tendencies is understanding how much you need to be needed by others. How much of that “being needed” a part of your self-identity?” – Terri Cole