How to plan a car trip with a small child
Olga, the mother of 11-month-old Artem, says: “Recently, my husband and I first took our child with us on a car trip. We often travel by car during vacations. Considering…

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Work and baby: tips for single mothers
Anna, the mother of a 4-year-old child, says: “If someone had told me 4 years ago that in a year I would raise a child myself, I would have laughed.…

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How to spend quality time with children
If you work, it is probably difficult for you to combine work with household chores and parenting. It may seem to you that neither there nor there you are doing…

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Parent Relationships

When we hear the word “co-dependence”, first of all we imagine violence in the relationship between a young man and a girl. But the point is not always this. It’s hard to believe, but the strongest co-dependence is in the relationship between one of the parents and the child, and not between the guy and the girl. In the co-dependent relationship of parents and children, the line between protection and obsession, between normal and excessive involvement, is greatly blurred. It is very difficult to find co-dependence in the relationship between one of the parents and the child.

Consider several signs that will help determine co-dependence in the relationship between parents and children.

1. Co-dependent parents show victim thinking

We all face life’s difficulties, but the co-dependent parents believe that others (especially their children) are to blame. Often parents instill a sense of guilt in their children in order to get sympathy from the child for their negative experiences and, ultimately, to get the right behavior from him. Continue reading

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