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... describe your friend, you could be describing my aunt. She lives and breathes for her family. She has never even been on a date and she's 51 years old! When her mom died, she was very sad. To this day, almost 10 years later, she still cries when her mother's name is mentioned. ... (19 replies)
... however, you can find ways to recover from this unhealthy codependent relationship that has developed between you and her and then ultimately you will decide what is in your best interests, not her. ... (11 replies)
... I think it is interdependence in some culture. At least it is true for Asian cultures. The family members are like pebbles and the authority of the family (the Mom or Dad or the oldest) will dictate what to do. This is culture, not mental illness as codependence. Of course, in this situation, the adult child needs to be assertive enough to grow up and become independent and... (10 replies)

Advice needed
Jul 7, 2010
... I have thought long and hard about this. I didn't fight her when she was running around. I voiced my opinion on things, she voiced hers. I don't want to be the codependent in her life, nor enabler, nor lifeboat. I know she's not going to get help until she's ready. ... (14 replies)
... There is a GREAT book called Codependent No More by Melody Beattie. You will LOVE it. I am sure you can get it at your local Library, but I bet you will love to own it. ... (6 replies)
... boundaries for yourself. There is a difference between supporting someone and enabling them. I am married to bp spouse, and I was so emotionally unhealthy and codependent in the beginning of our marraige, that I endured more than I should have. I didn't know how to set boundaries. ... (7 replies)
... at her problem is. I sought counseling in high school and did group therapy after the incident where she accused me of being secretly married. I was told to read CoDependent no more by Beattie. My own parents were not married more than a year and got into a horrible fight in Georgia. ... (13 replies)
... I am a stay at home mom of twins. ... (11 replies)
My bestfriend
Dec 10, 2007
... Her whole life she has been kinda dense. Doesn't ever see the big picture. She has always been codependent on men.. ... (5 replies)
Trust issues
Jan 25, 2007
... Maybe his mom had some problems. I don't know the whole story, but if he was raised by his grandparents, it sounds like his mother was not the picture of responsibility. ... (19 replies)
... His mom was an addict. Addiction is in his blood. ... (6 replies)
... ay, "I love you." Everyone around me for months and months has been telling me over and over that I've been being used, but I was just completely blind to it. My mom found me sobbing at the kithen table today, and asked me why I was so shocked when I knew all along he didn't love me. But I DIDN'T know all along. ... (18 replies)
Codpendency
May 29, 2003
... Everyone ~ I am seeking major major help. I am currently in therapy for depression which stems mostly from the way my Mom treated me as a child/teenager and the men I date. I am not blaming the men I date, but I tend to meet men who are critical of me and make me hard to trust them and so I become very possessive, jealous, insecure and constantly am up their ass, needy and... (10 replies)




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