Tag Archives: codependence

Gathering Your Tools for Healing

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Neil Conway. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Eleanor Skelton’s blog. It was originally published as a guest post in a series on March 6, 2016. Alyssa is the writer of this post.  Alyssa grew up Independent Fundamental Baptist and was homeschooled throughout her K-12 education.  She currently is in a graduate program to earn

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I Wish I Didn’t Know

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Farhad Sadykov. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Eleanor Skelton’s blog. It was originally published as a guest post in a series on March 1, 2016. “Rachael,” the writer of this post, wishes to remain anonymous. Content warning: marital rape Nostalgia is defined as a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for

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Of Peers, Homeschooling, and Differentiation: By Gertrude E. Leigh

“A child who fails to differentiate will become an adult who is easily influenced by those around him. He may be a people-pleaser or an enabler. He will be susceptible to codependent and other dysfunctional relationship patterns. He will make an easy target for abuse. He may have difficulty making decisions… This is not the picture of a healthy adult. A failure to completely grasp your own autonomy cripples your life more or less severely.”

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