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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…

Symptoms of Codependency – Poor boundaries
July 11, 2020

Boundaries are sort of an imaginary line between you and others. It divides up what’s yours and somebody else’s, and that applies not only to your body, money, and belongings, but also to your feelings, thoughts and needs. That’s especially where cod…

Symptoms of Codependency – People-pleasing
July 9, 2020

It’s fine to want to please someone you care about, but codependents usually don’t think they have a choice. Saying “No” causes them anxiety. Some codependents have a hard time saying “No” to anyone. They go out of their way and sacrifice their own n…

Symptoms of Codependency – Dependency
July 1, 2020

Another Symptom of Codependency to qualify as codependent is Dependency: Codependents need other people to like them to feel okay about themselves. They’re afraid of being rejected or abandoned, even if they can function on their own. Others need alw…

Symptoms of Codependency – Obsessions
June 29, 2020

Another Symptom of Codependency to qualify as codependent is Obsessions: Codependents have a tendency to spend their time thinking about other people or relationships. This is caused by their dependency and anxieties and fears. They can also become o…

Dysfunctional communication
June 27, 2020

Codependents have trouble when it comes to communicating their thoughts, feelings and needs. Of course, if you don’t know what you think, feel or need, this becomes a problem. Other times, you know, but you won’t own up to your truth. You’re afraid t…