Episode 131: Let Go of Your Expectations of Others and Meet Your Own Needs

In this episode of the Fragmented to Whole Podcast, I’m sharing the importance of meeting your own needs instead of looking outside of yourself and actionable steps you can take right now to let go of your expectations of others. 

Some of the talking points I go over in this episode include:

  • Codependents tend to focus outside of themselves to meet their needs but the world wasn’t created to meet your needs.
  • How I tried to get the things I needed but was actually pushing those things away without knowing it.
  • You can actually let go of expectations after the fact and it matters.
  • A concrete example of how I let go of an expectation and how you can do the same.

I encourage you to let go of your expectations of others and meet your own needs.

What is Fragmented to Whole: Life Lessons from 12 Step Recovery?

This is the podcast “Fragmented to Whole: Life Lessons from 12 Step Recovery.” It will help people who want to heal to move from fragmented to whole.

Hi, I’m Barb! I share my experience, strength and hope from 12 step recovery in each episode. They’re all 20 minutes or less. Unlike most recovery podcasts where you hear a person’s whole story, in this one each episode is about a specific topic.

There are many life lessons from 12 step recovery that are applicable to those in and outside of recovery. This podcast brings some of those lessons to the airwaves, including such topics as learning acceptance, recognizing and overcoming victim mentality and establishing healthy boundaries.

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