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Feel Guilty For Taking Time for Yourself? 6 Signs of Codependency & How to Break Free #111

March 18, 2024
00:00 20:33
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Ever felt like you're constantly pouring out, yet your own cup remains empty? In this episode, Bonnie Gray delves deep into the labyrinth of codependency, exploring how it stifles our joy and peace. Through personal anecdotes and poignant scripture, Bonnie invites us to reassess our relational dynamics, daring us to seek friendships that nourish rather than deplete.

Learn to identify signs of codependency, embrace boundaries, and embark on a journey towards genuine connection. Tune into this episode to reclaim your emotional autonomy and foster friendships that bloom like never before.

Key Takeaways:

- Recognize the 6 signs of codependency
- Understand the power of boundaries in fostering healthy relationships.
- Embrace the concept of the "cord of three strands" friendships: mentors, companions, and mentees.
- Find courage in Ecclesiastes 4:9-10, knowing that true companionship uplifts and strengthens.

Breath Prayer:  (Inhale) God comforts us in all our troubles //  (Exhale) so that we can comfort others, exhale.

Scripture Promise: "God comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort others." 2 Cor 1:4. 


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Bonnie Gray is the author of Finding Spiritual Whitespace and Whispers of Rest. An inspirational speaker and retreat leader, she has touched thousands of lives through storytelling, visual arts, nature, prayer and meditation. Bonnie’s writing is featured at Relevant Magazine, (in)courage, and Christianity Today. She lives in California with her husband and their two sons.
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