It is very difficult to recognize this issue by yourself. Jeannette wrote this for her blog and I just had to share.
What is Codependency? Do you have it? Wikihow is a great source for understanding and find positive ways of coping.
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Notice if you are codependent. Codependency, also known as relationship addiction, is an emotional and behavioral condition that can affect many different people. If you are a codependent person, you may avoid personal uncomfortable or strong emotions in favor of focusing on another person’s needs.
In codependent relationships, you may focus solely on the well-being and needs of the other person in your relationship and completely ignores yourself, often to your own detriment.
See if you exhibit codependent behaviors. There are a certain set of behaviors that you will exhibit if you are codependent. Your may notice a few or all of these at one time or another throughout your life.
These behaviors include:
A tendency to avoid conflict or uncomfortable emotions, or masking your…
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