Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
A piooneering voice in self-help literature, Melody Beattie has endeared herself to readers who long for healthier relatinships. She has written a host of best-selling books, including Beyond Codependency, The Language of Letting Go, 52 Weeks of Conscious Contract, and The Grief Club.
Part 1 Whats codependency and who's got it?: Jessica's story; other stories; codependency; codependent characteristics. Part 2 The basics of self-care: detachment; don't be blown about by every wind; set yourself free; remove the victim; undependence; live your own life; have a love affair with yourself; learn the art of acceptance; feel your own feelings; anger; yes, you can think; set your own goals; communication; work a twelve step program; pieces and bits; learning to live and love again.