Millions of people around the world suffer from the debilitating effects of codependency. It is more common than our society realizes, temporarily rearing its ugly head at some point in peoples’ lives and completely encapsulating the lives of others. Codependency transcends cultures; it tears up otherwise perfectly healthy relationships; it can drag you into a vicious cycle; it can trap you in a snare of misery.
Codependency is subtly woven through our relationships in some form and varies in its intensity. It’s a bitter poison resulting in the slow death of healthy relationships with ourselves and with other people. It is an ever hungry addiction that may seem foolish to drink from, and we know it, but we still allow codependency to continue to cause us to consume. The damaging and crippling effects of codependency leave us exasperated and disempowered; confused and hopeless; pressed down and unable to break free.