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Honest with Themselves
August 4, 2020

Codependents struggle with being honest with themselves and cover up others’ bad behavior. Often codependents will rationalize and justify their and their loved-ones behavior so that they can maintain control and manipulate those around them. This se…

Control of Others
August 2, 2020

Codependents are incredibly manipulative in their control of others. Under the guise of helping others, codependents will sometimes use guilt and shame and any other available methods of manipulation to get what they want. As the codependent makes a …

Feel Victimized
July 31, 2020

Codependents often feel victimized. Though they are often resentful and angry, codependents have little self-knowledge or self-awareness that they have caused their own unhappiness. It’s done through their need to control others and constantly get po…

Feel Underappreciated in your Relationships
July 25, 2020

Do you feel underappreciated in your relationships? Besides becoming angry when advice is not followed, the codependent also gets angry over the amount of effort they’ve put in to helping the other person and the fact that no level of appreciation se…

Advice to be Followed
July 23, 2020

Do you expect your advice to be followed and followed to a tee?  Codependent people often struggle with boundaries. They expect their advice to be followed completely, and get angry when it’s not followed. They value their own opinion and expect that…

Indications of Codependent – Advice
July 21, 2020

Do you offer advice even when you haven’t been asked? A codependent person views his advice as vital and continues to provide it, whether it’s been asked for or not. It becomes natural for the codependent to “butt in” to every problem of the other in…

Indications of Codependent
July 19, 2020

Below you will find some additional indications that you might be codependent. You may want to self-assess your significant relationships for your own knowledge. Do you feel responsible for other people’s problem? Codependent people feel the need to …

Symptoms of Codependency – Control
July 17, 2020

Control helps codependents feel safe and secure. Everyone needs some control over events in their life. You wouldn’t want to live in constant uncertainty and chaos, but for codependents, control limits their ability to take risks and share their feel…

Symptoms of Codependency – Caretaking
July 15, 2020

Symptom of Codependency to qualify as codependent is Caretaking. Another effect of poor boundaries is that if someone else has a problem, you want to help them to the point that you give up yourself. It’s natural to feel empathy and sympathy for some…

Symptoms of Codependency – Reactivity
July 13, 2020

Symptom of Codependency to qualify as codependent is Reactivity. A consequence of poor boundaries is that you react to everyone’s thoughts and feelings. If someone says something you disagree with, you either believe it or become defensive. You absor…