You can best care for others when you also take care of yourself. But the tendency to be codependent is frequently part of the dynamic of caregiving.
Caregivers can become ensnared in situations beyond their control and wrongly take responsibility when things go badly.
Without some form of autonomy, they get lost in the drama and lose a sense of their own path in what they feel is service to the greater good.
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