Author Archives: disentangle

Basic One: It’s about the experience of losing your Self

In my last blog I introduced The Basics of disentangling. In today’s blog, I will discuss the first Basic: It’s about the experience of losing your Self. Notice in this first Basic the word “Self” is capitalized. This is the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Ten Basics

Numerous articles, such as this, from the website Mental Health America, discuss codependency as a learned behavior. Well, what is learned can be unlearned. Many people have heard of codependency as it relates to those who live with individuals addicte… Continue reading Continue reading

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Not Old

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in and presenting at the Carolinas Conference on Addiction and Recovery in Morganton, NC. Thanks to Jim Van Hecke and all those who work with him to offer this 13th Annual Conference…. Continue reading Continue reading

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Aha!

As you know, I have been blogging about the meanings of codependence as well as its importance as a topic. I usually like to write in linear ways, one writing naturally following from the other. That is not the case … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sleeper Topic

Last week in my blog I referred to codependence as a sleeper topic. I have said this before and realize I want to say a bit more about what I mean by this. I call codependence a sleeper topic, because … Continue reading Continue reading

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Important Topic

I know I am not blogging very often. And I know that when I do blog, I am often writing about the importance of understanding and offering help for codependent behaviors. I am not doing this to sell books. I … Continue reading Continue reading

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Continuing Invitation: Meaning of Codependence?

Thanks to those of you who have been talking with me about your experiences with the word and concept of codependence. As you know, I am writing another book on this topic and invited such talks through my last blog…. Continue reading Continue reading

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An Invitation

I am writing a second book, as you likely know. It, too, is about codependence with new views and thoughts about it gleaned from the past 20 years of my personal and professional work. I have had the book in … Continue reading Continue reading

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Not Alone

I’m back again to blogging. I have been away with many things both personal and professional. My tweets have attempted to keep you updated on some of what’s been going on for me, but its time to really jot you Continue reading … Continue reading Continue reading

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On Mothering – Part 8

Final entry in a continuing series of posts on disentangling and motherhood. Question 6. What can a mother do to avoid getting too entangled in her children’s lives? A mother can help her self to not become too entangled in Continue read… Continue reading Continue reading

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