6 Crucial Steps on How to Break Free From Your Need to Be Codependent.
More often than not, people that are codependent don’t even realize they’re codependent. Do you rely on your partner’s approval for a sense of self-worth and identity? If so, you might be codependent.
Here are some more signs:
There is often extreme sacrifice to satisfy the needs of your partner.
If you’re clingy or feel insufficient on your own, that’s another strong indicator you might be codependent.
Constant anxiety is another sign of codependency.
Ask your friends if you’re too dependent on your relationships. If you’re codependent, it’s likely that they’ve noticed.
People with codependency often share the following traits:
‣ Problems with intimacy and boundaries
‣ Feel hurt when their efforts are not acknowledged
‣ Feel guilty when speaking up for themselves, their need or wants