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Codependent Love

Codependent Love Pages

Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your 
feet. It's also very good for the ground. It makes it feel 
needed. - Charles M. Schulz

Learn about the difference between love and infatuation; why codependent people are inclined to get into abusive relationships, and more...

Codependency Information
Symptoms of Codependence
Hot and Cold Love Addicts
Obsessed Love Addicts
Is it Love?
Recovery
Why Do I Keep Falling For Creeps?
Kristen's Love Addiction
Kristen's Update
I am OK
1: A Guy's Love Addiction
2: Reader Comments
3: Therapist's Comments
4: Update
5: J's Reply
6: Getting Better
7: J's Update
8: J's Updated Update
9: Another J Update
10: J's Last Chapter
Starting Again
Healing From Shame/Traumatic Events
Anger & Cycle Theory (Men & The Anger Within)>
Owning Your Worth
Love Vs. Infatuation>
Codependency: A Family Perspective
Mindset of the Codependent
Trusting Thy Self
Stuff To Read
Owning Your Stuff
Sit With Feelings
Emotional Baggage Stuff"

My need for you is strong.
I think of you and my heart races,
My body trembles, and my spirit soars.
I try to fight the craving for you,
But I know the cause is lost.
I must have you again.

I fear that the world will someday know
About my weakness for you.
I know that if I go to you
For one more taste of you,
My guilt will overcome me
And a heavy penance will be paid.

But my resolve weakens and crumbles.
I go to you, I take you and hold you.
The wonderful smell of you fills my senses.
This is insane, why can't I resist you?
I know that any other can have you
If they but pay the price.
 
Ahhhhhhh, chocolate. 

Contributed by Gwen Gamble

Required Reading for Love Addicts:

Click on the Link to get the book from Amazon.Com

Susan Peabody's Addiction to Love : Overcoming Obsession and Dependency in Relationships

Note: All the Cloud & Townsend books have a great message but are written from a Religious-Christian perspective. Not for everybody.

Cloud & Townsend's Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren't

Dr. Henry Cloud's Changes That Heal : How to Understand Your Past to Ensure a Healthier Future

John Townsend's Hiding from Love : How to Change the Withdrawal Patterns That Isolate and Imprison You For those who feel so burnt out, they don't even try...

factoid: The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.