Udo Rauchfleisch

When Relationships Make People Dependent

A Guidebook

"I can't live without you!" – A person who feels dependent in his or her relationship is tormented time and again by major fears and self-doubt. His or her partner is usually overwhelmed by the high expectations and also suffers from the situation. Family and friends usually react with incomprehension and accusations, which damages the relationship-dependent person's sense of self-worth even more. Using many case examples, Udo Rauchfleisch vividly explains the phenomenon of relationship dependence and gives very concrete tips on what relationship addicts, their partners, relatives and friends can do to dissolve destructive relationship patterns. This book helps couples to grow in their love for and with each other.

  • Clear help for dependency in the relationship
  • With many case examples, tips and info blocks for reference
  • Successful author and sought-after expert

ISBN 978-3-8436-1341-5
168 pages
Format 14 x 22 cm
EUR 18.00

The Author

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Udo Rauchfleisch

Udo Rauchfleisch, professor of clinical psychology, is a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist in private practice in Basel, Switzerland. Among his major areas of expertise are sexual identity and orientation, as well as psychosocial work in counseling, therapy, and pastoral care.