Codependent No More

  • by Melody Beattie
  • Narrated by Christina Moore
  • 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A source of healing and inspiration for millions, this modern classic spent over three years on the New York Times best seller list and made codependency a household word. Codependent No More contains dozens of real-life examples, personal reflections, exercises, and self-tests to help you along the road to recovering your own life. For anyone struggling with a relationship involving alchoholism or other compulsive behaviors, this program points the way to healing and the renewal of hope. Melody Beattie's insights into the nature of the phenomenon of codependency will guide you step by step to the understanding that letting go will set you free.

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What the Critics Say

"Few people understand this idea as well as Melody Beattie, an author recovering successfully from a variety of addictive disorders and entanglements." (AudioFile)
"Bettie understands being overboard, which helps her throw best-selling lifelines to those still adrift." (Time)

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Customer Reviews

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Every mother, wife, woman should own a copy

What did you like most about Codependent No More?

This book was recommended to me by a counselor while I was suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is one woman's manual to overcoming struggles and although the book has a heavy emphasis on dealing with alcoholics, and people with dependency issues, something that was not necessarily true for me, it taught me a massive amount about my own thought process and really how I bet myself up way too much mentally.It genuinely changed me for the better and made me feel understood and more aware of my strengths.I purchased the audio version as I really did not feel like reading some "self help" crap, if I'm honest. However I think I made the right choice, the narrator is perfect and I have listened to some chapters over and over.I recommend this if you ever feel your kindness is taken advantage of, you feel under appreciated, you say yes to things because you feel guilty saying no or you have any sort of hurtful, or dysfunctional relationships in your life,You will finally understand everything,


What did you like best about this story?

It is written in a non-preachy way, it is not condescending and unlike other self help books, this can sometimes make you mad, but at yourself. It took me on a journey I will never forget.


Which character – as performed by Christina Moore – was your favourite?

Christina Moore is excellent. It feels like a chat rather than someone reading to you, I cannot recommend her highly enough


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No, but it is a book you will ALWAYS go back to


Any additional comments?

If your in doubt, but other books are telling you the same old positive thinking diatribe..I cant emphasize enough, this book is a massive seller for a reason, and its one you will pass on

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- Amy

Very good for recovery

What did you like most about Codependent No More?

For me, personally, this (audio)book is one of the best I have listened to (read) recently. It not only points out to eventual causes of the disfunction but also to possible ways of recovering from it.


Have you listened to any of Christina Moore’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Very good reading style.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Many moments: couple of them are "feel what you feel", about anger, grief, 12 Step work and other


Any additional comments?

Genuinly, "high" on my priority list.

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- chris

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-01-2006
  • Publisher: Recorded Books