books about: codependent
The Long Haul
Soft Skull Press
Like a sucker punch...but a good one.
Amanda Stern isn't pretty and that's exactly why I love this book. She doesn't cover her narrator's co-dependency, depression, anger, rage (all the fantastic range of emotions) with cheapened exposition, precious images and sing-song prose. Rather, her prose is sharp, short and powerful and the dialogue or sometimes the lack thereof between the unnamed narrator and the "Alcoholic" really tells it ...
The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family
Julian Day Publications
Worth the $16
I lived with my (now ex-)best friend in an apartment for two years during college and found out during that time that something is not right with her. She constantly either talks about herself or talks down about others and is always looking for attention. She actually admitted that she would rather people be mean to her than ignore her (I stopped talking to her after getting sick of her ...
Recovering Love: Codependency to Corecovery
Richard L. Cookerly
Human Services Inst
Read this book!
This book is ostensibly about how to create a healthy, strong, loving relationship from an unhealthy, weak, destructive relationship. It is based on good solid research, combined with extended experience in couples counseling. It has some really amazing information in it. It will fight your ignorance about love. And it doesn't stop at telling you what doesn't work - it tells you what does ...
Lost In The Shuffle: The Co-Dependent Reality
Health Communications Inc., 1987
Lost in the Shuffle - The Co-Dependent Reality
I have read a lot of self-help books about co-dependency and this book has been the one that always comes to mind for me and the one self- help book that I have recommended to others. It is written in an easy and fun-to-read format, yet covers many aspects of co-dependency in a serious, professional and concise way. I have given several copies to friends and family and highly recommend this ...
Empowered by Empathy : 25 Ways to Fly in Spirit
Women's Intuition Worldwide.
essential reading for empaths
I read Rose's books after having personal aura-reading sessions with her [...]. She is a truly talented aura reader and my sessions with her have helped me to move forward in my life in a powerful way. This book has a lot of helpful information for learning about empathy--what it is, how many different forms of empathy there are, and how you can learn to be a skilled empath. I have not worked ...
The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations for Co-Dependents (Hazelden Meditation Series)
Surviving, not thriving? There's hope for you..yes, you!
I bought "The Language of Letting Go" when facing major loss, thinking it was a book about handling grief. It was one of the best mistakes I ever made. I am more grateful for this single volume than for my entire library of 3,000 other books, and daily experience more benefit. Melody Beattie's book of meditations is a guidebook for life. It's about holding on to what is meaningful, and letting ...
When Someone You Love Abuses Drugs or Alcohol: Daily Encouragement
Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Realistic and Powerful
One reading after another, I found myself saying, "Yes, that's how I feel," or "That has happened to me too." I felt understood and also challenged and encouraged. Taking care of myself physically, emotionally, and spiritually is important even in the middle of the draining and unpredictable situations involved in loving someone who abuses drugs or alcohol. Finding the end of my abilities in the ...
Women, Sex, and Addiction: A Search for Love and Power
Charlotte S. Kasl
This book explains it all.
I have had trouble with a friend whom I expect has a problem with sex addiction and that is why I purchased this book. So far, I have read only the first 30 pages and already I can see that I have the right book. I can see all the behaviors and their explanations laid out right in front of me. I think this book is just the right tool to help me understand the problems that confront me.
Love Is a Choice: The Definitive Book on Letting Go of Unhealthy Relationships
Dr. Frank Minirth
Paul Meier M.D.
Love is a choice
This book is perfect for anyone wanting to have healthy relationships and for anyone that thinks they may be in an unhealthy relationship. Love Is a Choice: The Definitive Book on Letting Go of Unhealthy Relationships
Love is a Choice Workbook: Recovery for codependent relationships
Thomas Nelson, 1991
Love is a choice-excellent self help book for anyone
As a clinician I have used this workbook for years with almost every client because to some degree, we all have some co-dependant traits. The workbook is well written and opens the heart for exploration and healing.
Cat Codependents the Official 2001 Calendar
2 reviews, 2000
I have been a big fan of the CoDependant Cat calendars for years. It is actually frightening how true they are! You'll get a kick out of this calendar!
Co-dependents Anonymous, 1997
Codependence Through a 12 Step Lens
Written anonymously by veterans of the "CoDA" 12 Step program that began in the late 1980s, the CoDA "big book" is strongly influenced by and in line with the object relations theory of psychodynamic and attachment theory pros like Harry Stack Sullivan, Donald Winnicott, Melanie Klein, Wilfred Bion, Heinz Kohut, Otto Kernberg, William Meissner, Lorna Benjamin, John Bowlby and Diana Baumrind. ...
Daily Meditations for Parenting our Kids
Daily Meditations for Parenting Our Kids
Great condition. Out of print, so it was good to find this. The author's advice is timeless.
Credit, Cash and Co-Dependency: The Money Connection
A must if you have money problems.
As a psychologist, I suggest this book for anyone who has recurrent money problems. It asks the right questions and helps you find some helpful answers to get this aspect of your life in order. I highly recommend this book.
A Leaf Falls .. a Bud Blossoms: One Codependent's Journey to Heal the Wounded Soul
My Inner Child Creations
IT WAS RIVETING,I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN!
THE AUTHOR HAD TREMENDOUS COURAGE TO DISCLOSE HER STORY IN SUCH A BEAUTIFUL WAY. SO MANY COULD BENEFIT FROM HER EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH AND HOPE AND THE HEALING ING MESSAGES OF THIS NON-FICTION BOOK.IT IS A JOURNEY TO PEACE AND SOUL HEALING.
Empowered by Empathy (The Audiobook)
Women's Intuition Worldwide, LLC
Very strongly recommended
Rose Rosetree draws upon her many years of experience and expertise with empath empowerment in Empowered by Empathy: Twenty-Five Ways To Fly In Spirit an informative introduction to awakening personal empathy through the application of Rosetree's expert techniques and intuitive spiritual development. This six-disc CD audiobook edition of Empowered by Empathy has a total running time of 7 hours, ...
The Spiritual Recovery Manual: Vedic Knowledge and Yogic Techniques to Accelerate Recovery for Addicts, ...
Patrick Gresham Williams
An important new way of thinking about recovery
The yogic techniques Williams describes in "The Spiritual Recovery Manual" are practical and surprisingly down-to-earth, presented in a way that tends to resonate with everyday experience. These subtle mental and physiological roots of recovery provide valuable models for recovery not available in traditional, "Western" addiction/dependency literature. I admit that when I picked up the book, I ...
Hope: New Choices and Recovery Strategies for Adult Children of Alcoholics
thank goodness it is here
This book helped. I just recommended it to another friend and checked to see if it is available. I was so glad to find it here. Heal the wounds and break the cycle. It is true, there is hope.
Escape from Codependent Christianity
James B. Richards
If you're looking for freedom, this is your book!
A wonderful book ~ eye-opening, and freeing! Reading this book helps to change lives in a most amazing way. Recommended to ALL! - especially to those who are sick of religion and church games. If you want the real thing - a deep, fulfilling, intimate relationship with God - this book is for you.
The Dilemma of Love: Healing Co-Dependent Relationships at Different Stages
Susan Cooley Ricketson
understanding what goes wrong in relationships
being a recovering alcoholic this book was a powerful tool into understanding why my personal relationships, especially with a significant other, failed. This book also helped me take a proper in- ventory of past relations, so hopefully I'll be able to learn how to establish more healthy relationships.
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