7 Ways to Avoid Codependency in Your Relationships – Worksheet
What is the theory behind this 7 Ways to Avoid Codependency in Your Relationships – Worksheet?
Codependency or ‘relationship addiction’ is a learned behaviour in which an individual is completely dependent on other relations for their physical, emotional , mental and spiritual needs. It prevents them from forming and maintaining healthy relationships in their lives because most of the time their relations are one-sided and emotionally destructive.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will provide a list of ways to avoid codependency that individuals with codependent tendencies can use as a guide for themselves. It will help them analyse their current behaviour and prompt them to think about what they can do to unlearn it.
How to use the worksheet?
Read through the seven ways that can help you avoid becoming codependent in your relationships. Think about how you can start implementing these tips in your life and write down at least one thing you can start doing right now to achieve it.
You can download this worksheet here.
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Bacon, I., McKay, E., Reynolds, F., & McIntyre, A. (2020). The lived experience of codependency: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 18(3), 754-771.