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The majority of the book is devoted to healing and lays out a clear plan for recovery with exercises, practical advice, and helpful daily reminders to help you know, honor, protect, and express yourself.It clarifies deep psychological dynamics that underlie codependency, yet is written in a conversational style that’s easily understandable by everyone.
Tears are streaming down my face because I can’t thank the author enough for this “gift” she has given me – validation for everything I have been feeling all my 38 years of life.Ms Lancer’s book shines a light on the path towards freeing ourselves from the dark places in our minds and all those self-defeating behaviors that trip us up and lead us back into the labyrinth of shame.I do not exaggerate when I say that this one book has taught me more about myself … and the ways in which shame has affected every aspect of my life than anything else I have read.For some, shame lurks in the unconscious, undermining self-esteem, destroying confidence, and leading to codependency.These codependent relationships—where we overlook our own needs and desires as we try to care for, protect, or please another—often cover up abuse, addiction, or other harmful behaviors.Highly recommend it, August 3, 2014, By Ginni Schmidt Best book on Codependency I have read and trust me I have read them all. I highly recommend it to anyone suffering from this debilitating behavior.
Amazing book on all accounts, December 4, 2014 By Mark Walker Amazing book on all accounts. Thank you so much for your work, it is truly transformative.
This is likely to be the best money you have ever spent. The explanation of the shame piece was a real epiphany!
I’ve been on a path of recovery for the past 20 years but this book has the missing information that I have been looking for. At last a book about being truly human August 11, 2015, By Anonymous I have found that since reading this book that it has finally cast a spotlight on the quagmire of my deepest beliefs about myself and how I can truly start to honor myself and challenge these crippling beliefs. I feel armed to really Have the knowledge and tools to start to live my life from a much more healthier place.
Shame and codependency feed off one another, making us feel stuck, never able to let go, move on, and become the true self we were meant to be.
, Darlene Lancer sheds new light on shame: how codependents’ feelings and beliefs about shame affect their identity, their behavior, and how shame can corrode relationships, destroying trust and love.
Insightful and practical ways to overcome shame, October 12, 2014 by Steve Heller Great book.