2003-01 Addiction and Codependency: Two Sides of the Same Coin? (MP3)

This workshop touches on the experiences of both a recovering addict and recovering codependent. Evan shares his take on addiction, defining it as a 3-fold progressive and incurable disease that can only be kept in check through consistent spiritual maintenance. JoAn then describes her experience as a codependent, listing the effects of codependency on her life, 5 core symptoms of codependency, the 5 secondary symptoms of codependency, and the causes of codependency. They conclude with a question and answer section, discussing boundaries, age-appropriate behavior, and biological predisposition for addiction. The speakers and fun and engaging as well as informative, and beneficial to both addicts and co-addicts alike.

 

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