Fighting the Effects of Codependency

September 30, 2021 Nicola Spendlove

Codependency can look different ways for different people. For me, an effect of codependency was losing sight of what I actually wanted, as opposed to what choice would make me happy.

My therapist suggested I put in place some practical strategies to help me re-learn how to listen to my own wants and needs. I've found that spending time alone is key to this. Not only is a day spent alone really enjoyable for me, it also puts me back in touch with my most basic likes and preferences. Here is a video where I explain this a little more.

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Spendlove, N. (2021, September 30). Fighting the Effects of Codependency, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 13 from

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