24 min

I struggle with codependency. How do I raise my kids differently‪?‬ Good Inside with Dr. Becky

    • Parenting

One of the best things we can do as parents is recognize the traits we need to repair in ourselves, so we don't unintentionally pass them on to our kids. If you grew up defining who you are based on other people's reactions, it can be hard to tune in to your own wants and needs. But it's never too late to change these patterns. In this episode, Dr. Becky hears from three parents with codependent tendencies working to show up differently for their children. She offers multiple strategies for rewiring your own codependence, while raising kids with a strong sense of self.

(2:10-2:48): Unintentionally fostering codependency
(9:11-10:33): Separating your feelings from your child's
(16:58-17:34): Establishing boundaries with parents
(22:37-23:38): Tying it all together

Follow Dr. Becky on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drbeckyatgoodinside/
Subscribe for weekly strategies and scripts:https://goodinside.com/newsletter/
Learn more with Dr. Becky’s workshops: https://learning.goodinside.com/

Today’s episode is brought to you by the following sponsors:
The team at Primary. Check out the wide range of options at www.primary.com and get 20% off your first order with code GOODINSIDE.

Rent The Runway. Check out Rent The Runway's monthly membership at www.renttherunway.com and get 40% off with code GOODINSIDE.

One of the best things we can do as parents is recognize the traits we need to repair in ourselves, so we don't unintentionally pass them on to our kids. If you grew up defining who you are based on other people's reactions, it can be hard to tune in to your own wants and needs. But it's never too late to change these patterns. In this episode, Dr. Becky hears from three parents with codependent tendencies working to show up differently for their children. She offers multiple strategies for rewiring your own codependence, while raising kids with a strong sense of self.

(2:10-2:48): Unintentionally fostering codependency
(9:11-10:33): Separating your feelings from your child's
(16:58-17:34): Establishing boundaries with parents
(22:37-23:38): Tying it all together

Follow Dr. Becky on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drbeckyatgoodinside/
Subscribe for weekly strategies and scripts:https://goodinside.com/newsletter/
Learn more with Dr. Becky’s workshops: https://learning.goodinside.com/

Today’s episode is brought to you by the following sponsors:
The team at Primary. Check out the wide range of options at www.primary.com and get 20% off your first order with code GOODINSIDE.

Rent The Runway. Check out Rent The Runway's monthly membership at www.renttherunway.com and get 40% off with code GOODINSIDE.

24 min