5 Signs You’re in a Codepedent Relationship

5 Signs You’re in a Codepedent Relationship

What is a co-dependent relationship you might ask? Codependency is a form of unhealthy relationship where one or both partners have an unhealthy attachment style. Codependency happens when one or both partners rely on one another too much for emotional or psychological support. Codependency can become really toxic when one partner relies on their own self-worth based on how the other partner treats them. It is important to know the signs of a co-dependent relationship so that you can navigate in a way that helps you best.

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