Contrary to popular belief, addiction recovery is a blessing. It’s a challenging, deeply transformative experience that has extraordinary power to refine us in the fire of its trials. It opens the door to an inward journey of epic proportions. Here are just some of the...

In Western culture, codependency is a virtual epidemic, and it’s not just women who experience it: 40 million Americans are considered codependent. But certain factors make this an especially common phenomenon among women. If you’ve started to notice patterns of particularly unequal and draining relationships...

Why Childhood Trauma Can Lead to Codependency Codependency isn’t often thought of as an addiction, but it is possible for a person to develop codependency which strongly impacts the types of relationships they develop in their life. It is common for a codependent person to form...