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Overcoming Codependency

Ways to Overcome Codependency Overcoming codependency can be challenging for the loved one of someone with a substance use disorder. You can easily be seduced by the special vulnerability of your loved one. And once you’ve established a codependent relationship it is difficult to break. That’s particularly common and true when you’re codependent with a…

woman struggling with codependency and addiction

Understanding the Relationship Between Codependency and Addiction

Overcoming addiction to alcohol, heroin or other drugs is an epic struggle in itself. When codependency and addiction are combined, successful recovery is even more difficult to achieve. That’s why it is essential to understand codependency and its relationship to substance abuse. The Mechanics of Codependency and Addiction Codependency is a relationship pattern that requires…