Breaking Free of the Co-Dependency Trap

ISBN-10: 1577316142
ISBN-13: 9781577316145
Authors: Janae B. Weinhold, Barry K. Weinhold, John Bradshaw
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John Elliot Bradshaw was born in Houston, Texas on June 29, 1933. He received a bachelor's degree in sacred theology and a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Toronto. He taught at the University of St. Thomas for a year. In 1964, just days before he was to be ordained, he left the Basilian Order. He eventually checked himself into an alcohol-treatment program at a state hospital in Austin. On being released, he returned to Houston and attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings daily for the next three years. He soon began teaching adult Sunday school classes at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church and working with addicts in the church's drug-abuse program. He also appeared on…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: New World Library Number of pages: 272 Dimensions: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.68" tall Weight: 0.748 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Foreword
Introduction
Co-Dependency Revisited
Co-dependency: Getting Stuck in Infancy
The Medical Model: Stuck in Hopelessness
The Co-dependent Culture
A Developmental Approach to Recovery
The Causes of Co-dependency
The Recovery Process
The Elements of Recovery
Facing Your Problem
Understanding the Causes of Co-dependency
Unraveling Co-dependent Relationships
I Have Met the Enemy and It Is I
Eliminating Self-hatred
Giving Up Power and Control Games
Learning to Ask for What You Want
Learning to Feel Again
Healing Your Inner Child
Building Your Boundaries
Forming Bonds of Intimacy
New Forms of Relationship
Healing the Co-dependent Culture
How We Changed Our Co-dependent Patterns
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Authors