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Dec 29, 2022

In this episode, host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Codependency Healing Expert Marshall Burtcher about the unhealthy compromises made in codependent relationships.

Burtcher describes codependency as a survival strategy in which one's sense of self-worth is diminished by a need to seek validation from another.

Through his Free the Self program, he helps people-pleasers, perfectionists and codependents learn to love themselves and build healthy relationships.

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Ferguson Jones is a best-selling author, award-winning journalist, podcaster and certified peer recovery coach, specializing in recovery from codependency for those who love someone struggling with addiction.

You can learn more about her Buttrfly Effect program, her best-selling book, "Butterfly Rising. A Journey to Love, Healing and Freedom from the Cocoon of Codependency," or contact her at:

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