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    Codependent No More Workbook: Exercises for Learning to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself (Paperback) By (author) Melody Beattie

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    DescriptionIt's one thing to recognize that a loved one's problems with alcohol or other drugs are making your life unmanageable. It's another to recognize that you can't be the solution. Melody Beattie's long-awaited and much-needed workbook provides readers with a personalized how-to guide for breaking the bonds of codependency. The handbook is designed to help readers gain self-awareness and take responsibility for themselves rather than be overwrought and overwhelmed by a loved one's destructive behaviors. With revealing and liberating insight, Beattie addresses core tenants of self-care such as setting boundaries, detaching from a loved one's problems, and developing self-acceptance that isn't based on the approval of others. "The Codependent No More Handbook" is not about how to get an alcoholic sober. Rather, this workbook is about the readers' most important responsibility: How to take care of him- or herself. It is a long-awaited companion to Melody Beattie's "New York Times" bestseller "Codependent No More". Beattie has a strong following; her books are known and trusted by millions. It contains exercises which help readers identify and change codependent behaviors. It is written with a powerful blend of compassion and candor.

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    Codependent No More Workbook
    Exercises for Learning to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Melody Beattie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 404 g
    ISBN 13: 9781592854707
    ISBN 10: 1592854702

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ADV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFJK, VS
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    B&T General Subject: 725
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    Libri: I-HE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 30
    B&T Approval Code: A37384000
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    BISAC V2.8: SEL008000
    DC22: 362.2, 616.869, 616.86/9
    LC classification: RC569.5.C63 B433 2011
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    Edition statement
    Hazelden Information & Educational Services
    Imprint name
    Hazelden Information & Educational Services
    Publication date
    28 February 2011
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    Author Information
    Melody Beattie literally "wrote the book" on codependency. Beattie's signature work, Codependent No More, has more than four million copies in print and is considered the "go to" text for anyone struggling with family addiction issues. For two decades, Melody Beattie's bestselling books about addiction, recovery, and self-help have endeared her to millions of readers who long for healthier relationships. Her most recent book, The Grief Club, is a profoundly personal, powerfully healing guide to getting through life's losses.
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    Book Review: Melody Beattie's Codependent No More WorkbookOne amazing insight I had while I read Melody Beattie's new "Codependent No More Workbook" a sequel to her 1986 bestseller, "Codependent No More, " reissued this month by Hazelden's press is this: I drank and took drugs to cope with my 'feelings' about the unbearable shit I tolerated as the child of an alcoholic family. Otherwise, I might have killed myself. So, in sense, drugs and alcohol saved me.Yeah, "feelings" read frenzied rage, crippling fear. Flaming. Paralyzing.I wasn't abandoned, kidnapped or raped. What happened to me was, as just one example, my mother made me into her therapist and Best Friend. She griped about her unhappiness with her husband (my father) and their nonexistent, or often subpar, sex life. I thought it was my job to listen to it. It made her feel better. And then, he would come home and start drinking. And she would look at me, knowingly. And I had to keep her secrets.The whole drama ga