Category Archives: CoDependency

This Doesn’t Work

Don’t you wish someone understood you so completely that they simply provided what you want without you needing to do anything at all? Me too–at least sometimes. Sadly, it just doesn’t work that way. It’s one of the biggest marriage … Continue reading

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He Is Trying To Control Me: Resistance Is NOT Futile

What can you do if someone you love is doing something that’s bad for him, bad for you, breaking agreements that you have made, refusing to acknowledge that there’s anything wrong, and blaming you, telling you that you’re crazy for … Continue reading

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Am I Ever Going To Meet The Right Man To Marry?

  Jessica wants to get married but her boyfriend won't marry her. He says they are "just friends" but she is 32 and they have been together for 14 years and "living as a couple" for much of that time. … Continue reading

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Can You Save A Marriage That Is Not Your Own?

People ask, "What can I do to save my parents’ marriage? How can I save my brother's marriage? Can I help my girlfriend save her marriage?" The real question is can you do anything to help somebody else whose marriage … Continue reading

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Can Just One Person Save A Marriage?

Many people believe that either both partners must be actively involved in order to save a marriage or that one of them must completely give up his or her individual position and do whatever the other demands. I don’t think … Continue reading

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