Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Call for Input: Codependency in Addiction

Hi Folks! I know I know, long time no hear. Life has been so incredibly busy these past couple months. We moved out of our place in Orem, Utah and then I spent the next month gallivanting around the Western United States with my kids visiting friends and family. And then, when we finally returned, we promptly moved to Price, Utah.

I'll blog more about the move and my emotions that have manifested since being here, but for now, I have a specific request.

We are currently writing a section on codependency for the Healing Through Christ Sexual Addiction Workbook, and we are looking for shares regarding codependency in addiction.

So I ask those who struggle with addiction:

What codependent behavior have your recognized in yourself since starting recovery?
How has your codependency manifested?
Who has it manifested with?
Who/what have you tried to control?
Who/what have you blamed your addiction on?
How have you played the victim card?

Feel free to answer what you relates to you and what you feel comfortable with. And thank you in advance to your contribution to the Healing Through Christ manual that is being written for those trapped in sexual addiction!

Ezekiel 34:11-12,16

"For thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I, even I, will both search my sheep, and seek them out. As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day. I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick"