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Healing Yourself While Your Loved One Recovers

Has a friend of a loved one ever said to you, "You are being co-dependent or you are an enabler"? What does that mean? How does a person stop these behaviors? Why is it important that you do so while a loved one seeks recovery from their substance use disorder? Co-Dependent Definition: Codependency is a type of dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person's drug addiction, alcoholism, gambling addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. Hallmarks of Co-Dependency: Have an excessive and unhealthy tendency to rescue and take responsibility for other people. Derive a sense of purpose and boost your self-esteem thr