When I hit the wall in my own life with this codependency stuff, there wasn’t anything out there in terms of support or information.Taking care of yourself, setting personal boundaries—these ideas weren’t even in our vocabulary at that time. I made a vow to myself that if I was ever able to dig myself out of the hole that I was in, I would try to help others get out.
Codependent No More is where the doormat
stands up and says,“I’m really a human being here.” It’s about understanding your personal power and taking care of yourself. It was the start of a revolution for a lot of people—and for myself.
I had no clue when I wrote the book that so many people were in the same place as I had been. No idea.You always feel so alone and isolated when you’re going through problems
Do you have a favorite book that you’ve written?
Each of the books I’ve written has its own distinct personality and life. And writing each book is like going through pregnancy and delivery.
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